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high jinks

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Synonyms for high jinks

  • antic
  • horseplay
  • prank
  • caper
  • escapade
  • frolic
  • fun
  • larks
  • mischief
  • monkey business
  • monkeyshines
  • practical joke
  • shenanigans
  • stunt
  • tomfoolery
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They went to dances, hayrack rides, picnics and high jinks together.

Inside, doubtless, there were high jinks going on; but the password was denied to me.

"Looks as if there's goin' to be high jinks roun' hyar," observed Texas.

No one would know that they had been out, and what high jinks they must have!

High Jinks, I want the most enormous breakfast you've ever cooked.

It was a festival of high jinks—a sway of riotous, unbridled merriment.

His fellow-overseer was lording it over him—telling him, as it were, of the high jinks in Block 4.

When they let him loose, it was a season of high jinks and rare skylarking.

But there is plenty of evidence that his "High Jinks" were not exaggerated.

Nor were high jinks and special naval matters by any means Marryat's only province.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HIGH JINKS

caper

nounantic, lark
  • escapade
  • gag
  • gambol
  • high jinks
  • hop
  • hot foot
  • jest
  • joke
  • jump
  • leap
  • mischief
  • monkeyshines
  • practical joke
  • prank
  • put on
  • revel
  • rib
  • rollick
  • shenanigan
  • sport
  • stunt
  • tomfoolery
  • trick
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