high jinx


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Noun1.high jinx - noisy and mischievous merrymaking
jollification, merrymaking, conviviality - a boisterous celebration; a merry festivity
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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As the "Beast from the East" snowstorm swept across London, the Labour leader went onto the balcony of his office overlooking the Thames to enjoy the winter high jinx.
Unfortunately high jinx can lead to what is blatantly an activity to cause harm to others.
And, yes, I accept England teams in the past have probably had plenty more tales of too much high jinx.
They were shown to the ECHO by reader Cliff Fielding, from Walton, whose late dad, John, aka Jinx or High Jinx Fielding, was the singer and comedian who compered both evenings.
He said, 'Jeff, let's put on these ski masks, creatively speaking, and knock over this convenience store and get up to all sorts of high jinx.
High Jinx made a great start for Tim Easterby when third in the Yorkshire Cup on his return last month, and he can kick on again in the Coral Marathon.
The 11-4 favourite got up in the shadow of the post under Ryan Moore (left) to beat Simple Verse by a neck, with the same margin to thirdplaced High Jinx and a head to fourth home Endless Time.
It proved inspired, as there were challengers across the track, including Ralph Beckett's St Leger winner Simple Verse, Hughie Morrison's Marmelo and the returning High Jinx, but Dartmouth came out best.
With no chance of making it in reality they did it just for kicks as they tried to bury another disastrous day with some high jinx.
Summary: Welsh band capped a day of live music and high jinx at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
High Jinx was unpenalised when runner-up last year but has a Group 1 penalty to defy this time.
Liva's abilities stretch the imagination, but the focus is the high jinx and ensuing action, which makes believability take a backseat.