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  • n. Plural form of shenanigan.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Maggie Koerth-Baker at 6:42 AM Monday, May 2, 2011 used this venn diagram to explain the definition of the English word "shenanigans" to a Chinese colleague.

    Boing Boing

  • An excess of destructive shenanigans is generated before the closing credits.

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat

  • Twin shenanigans make for good entertainment, but what are you going to do -- hire the increasingly puffy Jeremy and Jason London every time you need a twinset?

    Need more double vision?

  • Then, when an unregulated financial sector engaged in shenanigans that caused the frequent, non-depression-causing event of a real estate downturn to set off a cascade of failures that sent the entire economy into a depressionary cycle, they were utterly incapable of explaining what made this different from every other real estate run-up and downturn, and were left offering the same explanation that has been wrong for seven decades.

    Matthew Yglesias » FDR, Reagan and Our Current Predicament

  • Anyway, there are many folks out here in the real world who are grateful for, and impressed by, Fish and Fritz's straight talk and steady hand through all of the shenanigans from the Jerky Boys over the past six months.

    Jack Bog's Blog: June 2009 Archives

  • Stay tuned for more wacky tomfoolery and zany shenanigans from the office of the governor of SC.

    Sanford says he was in Argentina, not on Appalachian Trail

  • Cleaning up the election process and limiting opportunities for dishonest shenanigans is important.

    Election Reform

  • That's why I call shenanigans on not poking big holes in existing stories if the story fabric is too weak.

    In Defense of Criticism

  • To the latter this is simply anathema but to the politicians it is the easy way out of the nasty little mess into which they have got themselves because they have persisted in shenanigans when it comes to party funding instead of adopting transparency as the rule.

    Archive 2008-06-15

  • This comes on the heels of other shenanigans from the Harrisonburg Registrar's office.

    Harrisonburg Registration Scandal


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    March 26, 2009

  • testing?

    March 26, 2009

  • Sexy. Definitely sexy.

    April 23, 2008

  • Every time I see this word, I hear it in my head the way Alan Rickman (I think) says it. Somehow he makes it creepy, or sexy, or creepily sexy—I can't tell which.

    April 23, 2008

  • There's an Irish pub - a black rat plague of stout-houses, if ever there was - here called Shenanigans. I'll be happy to rename it sionnachuighims.

    April 19, 2008

  • from the Irish sionnachuighim , "I play the fox".

    April 19, 2008

  • Eat at Shenanigans, enjoy your food! Eat at Shenanigans, CALVIN WORKS HEEEERE!

    -Dane Cook as Floyd, the line cook in "Wating..."

    March 14, 2008

  • Saoirse comes out of the gate swinging! Nice!

    September 21, 2007

  • I swear to god i'm going to pistol whip the next guy who says shenanigans...

    Hey Farva.. whats that place you like to eat all the time with all the goofy shit on the wall???

    You mean shenanigans???

    super troopers :}

    September 21, 2007

  • It is a very Irish sounding word.

    December 3, 2006