jackanapes

Definitions:

  • A conceited or impudent person.
  • A mischievous child.
  • A monkey or an ape.
  • A monkey; an ape.
  • Hence A coxcomb; a ridiculous, impertinent fellow.
  • In <em>mining</em>, the small guide-pulleys of a whim.
  • A monkey; an ape.
  • A coxcomb; an impertinent or conceited fellow.
  • A <xref>monkey</xref>.
  • An <xref>impudent</xref> or <xref>mischievous</xref> person.
  • Plural form of <xref>jackanape</xref>.
  • someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
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