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hijinks

[ hahy-jingks ]SEE DEFINITION OF hijinks

Synonyms for hijinks

  • misbehavior
  • rowdiness
  • antics
  • buffoonery
  • capers
  • clowning
  • pranks
  • shenanigans
  • tomfoolery
  • fooling around
  • fun and games
  • rough-housing
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WORD ORIGIN

also hi-jinks, high jinks, "boisterous capers, lively or boisterous sport," 1842, from name of games played at drinking parties (1690s). Cf. jink.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HIJINKS

horseplay

nounrough play
  • antics
  • buffoonery
  • capers
  • clowning
  • fooling around
  • fun and games
  • hijinks
  • misbehavior
  • pranks
  • rough-housing
  • rowdiness
  • shenanigans
  • tomfoolery
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