Meaning of “high jinks” in the English Dictionary

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"high jinks" in British English

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high jinksnoun [ plural ]

informal US also hijinks uk /ˌhaɪ ˈdʒɪŋks/ us /ˌhaɪ ˈdʒɪŋks/

(Definition of “high jinks” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"high jinks" in American English

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high jinksnoun [ U ]

also hijinks us /ˈhɑɪ·dʒɪŋks/ dated

energetic behavior in which people do amusing or entertaining things or sometimes behave slightly badly:

The dancers let loose with some fancy footwork and high jinks.

(Definition of “high jinks” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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