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  • n. Alternative spelling of hijinks.

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Examples

  • The thing about getting into someone's college-era hijinx is that most of us were up to college-era hijinx that we'd rather the broader world not know about.

    Conway v. Paul

  • More not-so-hilarious hijinx from the republican base.

    Justices refuse to hear case over protests at soldier funerals

  • The character is different, but the hijinx are the same: put unwitting people into very awkward and uncomfortable positions in the hopes that they do something stupid, embarrassing, and funny.

    Movie Reviews: Summer Splash | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • Hypothetically (of course), if new people were hired instead, who did not have a history of prior "financial mistakes", have an easier time reporting potential "hijinx" on the books if they didn't have such potential "conflicts of interest"?

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The hijinx as Benedick listens in on Don Pedro, Claudio, and Leonato made us laugh so hard we didn't hear all of the dialog, but that's okay.

    Macbeth

  • Everyone seems to have stories of immigrant hijinx, but they are all like the stories of the lady who put her cat in a microwave — it happened to someone else.

    Coyote Blog » 2010 » April

  • The entire 24-hour period from the rehearsal to the wedding itself takes place in daylight, which affords the characters plenty of time to get up to drunken hijinx, and the story does have a few funny moments, but it is tainted mostly by the cynical attitude of the widower-groom, which is outlined during a flashback to one of his classes.

    White Night : Bev Vincent

  • Today, 30-year-old Rupesh Shingadia hit "Today" in what surely must be Minute 14: 59.99 of his run to discuss his utterly random appearance in one of the best sports photos ever and to bring the hilarious hijinx by cropping up all over the show's set.

    Cigar Guy continues to show up randomly, less and less amusingly

  • Why is it when Republicans and their cronies break the law it is just youthful hijinx with no intention?

    Think Progress » Lawmaker who sponsored resolution honoring O’Keefe says he doesn’t ‘condone’ unlawful investigations.

  • After the rehearsal dinner, much drinking and a half-assed skinny dip (half-assed in the sense that they swim in their underwear), they switch partners for easily predicted hijinx - except that none of them wind up in bed.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: The Romantics

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