Word of the Day
A monkey is a small animal that looks a little like a miniature human being. It’s covered with fur and it has a tail. There are hundreds of different kinds of monkeys. They live in warm, tropical areas. In colder areas of the world, monkeys are found only at zoos or in circuses. Some people try to keep monkeys as pets, but they are very destructive and difficult to domesticate.
Aside from using the word "monkey" to describe the animal, there are a few other ways in which this word is used.
When "monkey" is used as a verb, it means to experiment with or play with something:
This word is also found in several expressions:
This is a monkey wrench.
A monkey wrench is a large wrench used to fix plumbing.
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February 13, 2014