from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Variant of high jinks.
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- n. Tricky and/or humorous behaviour.
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- n. noisy and mischievous merrymaking
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Not sure who was first with that, given the label hijinks over the years.. perhaps Philips, with Böhm and Boulez?
Their youthful hijinks is quickly thrown into the meat grinder, however, when they inadvertently awaken a creature they believe to be Old Man Harrison back from the grave.
Nazi-shooting and crazy Pacific theater hijinks from the King.
This frequently results in hijinks and malarky (at least in the groups I tend to be in) and today my compatriots and I earned some kleos when our humble effort was put upon on the board for everyone to admire.
The film, directed by James Mangold (Walk The Line), follows a mismatched couple – Diaz and Cruise – as they travel the world, engaging in hijinks and various misadventures.
The only problem with our hijinks is that no one ever notices and we end up putting the picture back onto the wall correctly out of frustration.
Facebook. com page, recalling hijinks such as the time he accepted a dare to eat a hot pepper.
I've pretty much quickly lost interest in the big two's summer hijinks -- in other words the allegedly
What kind of hijinks and shenanigans would they get themselves into while trying to woo a girl?
I can't wait to hear what kind of hijinks they get up to.