monkeyish


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monkeyish

(ˈmʌŋkɪɪʃ)
adj
like a monkey
References in classic literature ?
He could see him yet, his queer little monkeyish face eloquent with fear, his back burdened with specimen cases, in his hands Bassett's butterfly net and naturalist's shot-gun, as he quavered, in Beche-de-mer English: "Me fella too much fright along bush.
He has an old, old eye, has Smallweed; and he drinks and smokes in a monkeyish way; and his neck is stiff in his collar; and he is never to be taken in; and he knows all about it, whatever it is.
Those red monkeyish things with--toasting forks, could it be?