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make a monkey out of someone

Slang definitions & phrases for make a monkey out of someone

make a monkey out of someone

verb phrase

To make someone seem stupid or inept; make a fool of someone: Are you trying to make a monkey out of me? (1900+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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