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hijinks

[hahy-jingks] /ˈhaɪˌdʒɪŋks/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
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Examples from the web for hijinks
  • They are much more interested in hijinks and good times.
  • But amusing hijinks and camp humor were only half the show.
  • We had a terrific time remembering some of our past hijinks.
  • He was summoned at the start of the sixth inning, and hijinks soon ensued, as this video shows.
  • His hijinks were such a gas, and his robust personality kept me in awe.
British Dictionary definitions for hijinks

high jinks

/ˈhaɪˌdʒɪŋks/
noun
1.
lively enjoyment
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Word Origin and History for hijinks
n.

also hi-jinks, high jinks, "boisterous capers, lively or boisterous sport," 1842, from name of games played at drinking parties (1690s). Cf. jink.

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