funny businesses

funny business

noun Informal.
improper or unethical conduct, as deception or trickery: He won't stand for any funny business here.

Origin:
1880–85, Americanism

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monkey business definition


and funny business
  1. n.
    silliness; dishonest tricks. : That's enough monkey business. Now, settle down. , Stop the funny business and get to work!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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