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 Meanings and Examples of MONKEY
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monkey
 n.  a small to medium-sized primate, most kinds of which live in trees in tropical countries
 n.  a mischievous person, especially a child
Classic Sentence: (36 in 3 pages)
1  Then Mammy was in the room, Mammy with shoulders dragged down by two heavy wooden buckets, her kind black face sad with the uncomprehending sadness of a monkey's face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
2  Rene roared at this, his small monkey eyes dancing with glee as he whacked Tommy on his twisted back.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
3  Scarlett's child was a girl, a small bald-headed mite, ugly as a hairless monkey and absurdly like Frank.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
4  We were fain to button up our monkey jackets, and hold to our lips cups of scalding tea with our half frozen fingers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
5  After thinking some time on the bed-side, I got up and took off my monkey jacket, and then stood in the middle of the room thinking.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
6  The rest of his toilet was soon achieved, and he proudly marched out of the room, wrapped up in his great pilot monkey jacket, and sporting his harpoon like a marshal's baton.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
7  Why, thou monkey," said a harpooneer to one of these lads, "we've been cruising now hard upon three years, and thou hast not raised a whale yet.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
8  Why, since he takes it so easy, tell him that now I have eyed him carefully, I'm quite certain that he's no more fit to command a whale-ship than a St. Jago monkey.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
9  He was a dapper little Irishman, very vain, homely as a monkey, with friends everywhere, and a sweetheart in every port, like a sailor.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
10  He shrivelled up, Antonia said, until he looked like a little old yellow monkey, for his beard and his fringe of hair never changed colour.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: II
11  That's why I have a mascot, a monkey.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
12  Here's the car with the monkey.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
13  Well, when that masked thing like a monkey jumped from among the chemicals and whipped into the cabinet, it went down my spine like ice.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE LAST NIGHT
14  The father buried his face in his hands, and the son stood in his disgraceful grotesqueness, biting straw: his hands, with the black partly worn away inside, looking like the hands of a monkey.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
15  The child was already as full to the brim with tricks as a little monkey, and so self-assured.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 6
Example Sentence:
1  Amanda's mother learns that her daughter's strange pal is rumored to be half ape, "You can't have a monkey as your best friend.”
2  The archaeologist claimed that the skeleton was primeval origin, though in fact it was the remains of a modern day monkey.
3  Where is Mappo now?" asked a small baboon, which is another kind of monkey.
4  Man and the monkey have many things in common.
5  He made a monkey of me on the tennis court.
6  The monkey's skin has a rough feel.
7  The monkeys have electrodes implanted into the brain to measure their brain activity.
8  After a few months' contact the monkeys become very tame.
9  Few of these monkeys still exist in the wild.
10  If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.
11  Most of the monkeys' food is found at ground level.
12  Listen to the jabber of those monkeys.
13  Some monkeys have a very complex social hierarchy.
14  Lemurs are nocturnal mammals and have many simian characteristics, although they are less intelligent than monkeys.