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high jinksor hi·jinks (hī′jĭnks′)
Playful, often noisy and rowdy activity, usually involving mischievous pranks.
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high jinks(ˈhaɪˌdʒɪŋks) or
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n. (used with a pl. v.)
boisterous celebration or merrymaking; unrestrained fun.
[1760–70; see jink]
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plural noun fun and games, sport, spree, junketing, revelry, skylarking (informal), jollity, horseplay, merrymaking Their annual parties are notorious for high jinks.
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