1. (animal) 
We saw a pregnant female monkey at the zoo.Vimos una mona embarazada en el zoo.
2. (colloquial) (misbehaved child) 
Your children act like a bunch of monkeys. I can't stand them.Tus niños se comportan como una cuerda de diablillos. No los soporto.
1. (animal) 
a. el mono (M) 
2. (colloquial) 
a. no direct translation 
to make a monkey out of somebodytomarle el pelo a alguien
3. (colloquial) (United Kingdom) 
a. no direct translation 
I don't give a monkey'sme importa un pito
4. (colloquial) 
a. no direct translation 
monkey businessbribonadas fpl
monkey puzzle treearaucaria f
monkey wrenchllave inglesa
5. (naughty child) 
a. el diablillo (M) 
monkey [ˈmʌŋkɪ]
(Zool) mono (m); (child) diablillo (m)
I don't give a monkey's me importa un rábano (informal)
to make a monkey out of sb poner a algn en ridículo
monkey business (n) (dishonest) trapisondas (f); tejemanejes (m)
there was some monkey business going on
(mischievous) travesuras (f); diabluras (f)
monkey nut (n) (Britain) cacahuete (m); maní (m); (LAm) cacahuate (m); (Méx)
monkey puzzle (n) (Bot) araucaria (f)
monkey shines (n) (US)
monkey tricks See culture box in entry monkey.
monkey suit (n) traje (m) de etiqueta; esmoquin (m)
I remember wearing a monkey suit to a Cambridge May ball
monkey tricks (n) travesuras (f)
monkey wrench (n) llave (f) inglesa
Phrases with "monkey"
Here are the most popular phrases with "monkey." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
monkey bars
las barras
little monkey
el monito
howler monkey
el mono aullador
spider monkey
el mono araña
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