What is another word for Monkeys?

Pronunciation: [mˈʌnkɪz] (IPA)

Monkeys are a diverse group of primates that inhabit different parts of the world. They come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. There are several synonyms used to describe monkeys, depending on the species and location. The most commonly used synonyms for the word "monkeys" include apes, primates, simians, and non-human primates. Other synonyms include macaques, baboons, lemurs, tarsiers, and marmosets. Each synonym encompasses a group of primates with distinct physical and behavioral characteristics. Regardless of the synonym used, monkeys remain fascinating creatures that continue to captivate and intrigue humans with their intelligence, adaptability, and social dynamics.

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Usage examples for Monkeys

The captain and mate, followed by four men from each boat, scrambled up the side like Monkeys, and made a dash for the cabin as a man came out and demanded gruffly: Hello!
"The Hilltop Boys on Lost Island"
Cyril Burleigh
How can they sit there laughing and chattering like a set of Monkeys?
"Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir"
Charles Garvice
Hence the gratifying fact that it has had no child born to it, and that the complete little men and women whom it has produced have been observed to bear a likeness to old Monkeys with something depressing on their minds.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes

Famous quotes with Monkeys

  • Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey.
    Malcolm De Chazal
  • Monkeys who very sensibly refrain from speech, lest they should be set to earn their livings.
    Kenneth Grahame
  • People don't know where to place me. Terry Gilliam used me as a quirky cop in 'Twelve Monkeys', and then he hired me again to be an effeminate hotel clerk in 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'. Another time, I was shooting this indie film 'The Souler Opposite' and six days a week, I'm playing this big puppy dog, then I come to the 'NYPD Blue' set and become this scumbag.
    Christopher Meloni
  • Monkeys, who very sensibly refrain from speech lest they should be set to earn their livings.
    Kenneth Grahame
  • I dreamed a place where I have come to dwell Cold Mountain says it all Monkeys scream, the valley fog is cold My door blends with the color of the peaks I gather leaves and thatch a hut among the pines Dig a pond and lead a trickle from the brook Long ago I left the world behind Eating ferns I pass the years in peace

Related words: monkey, simian, monkey

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