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grease monkey (slang) a mechanic, esp. one who works on cars or airplanes.
green monkey any of several small, ground-dwelling West African monkeys whose gray hair has a greenish tinge.
make a monkey out of to make (someone) appear ridiculous; embarrass; dupe.
monkey bars any of numerous arrangements of horizontal and vertical bars, used as playground equipment for children to climb on, swing from, and the like; jungle gym.
monkey business (informal) mischievous, frivolous, or foolish behavior. [2 definitions]
monkey on one's back (slang) a difficult burden, such as a drug addiction.
monkey wrench a wrench with one movable jaw that can be adjusted with a screw to fit nuts of various sizes.
spider monkey any of several tropical American monkeys that have long spidery limbs, rudimentary or no thumbs, and a long prehensile tail.
throw a monkey wrench into to disrupt the organization, functioning, or realization of.
uakari monkey any of several species of medium-sized, tree-dwelling monkeys with long fur and bald heads that inhabit the Amazon Basin.