high jinks Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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high jinksnoun [plural]

informal (US also hijinks) uk   us   /ˌhaɪˈdʒɪŋks/
energetic and ​excitedbehaviour in which ​people do ​funny things or ​playtricks on someone
(Definition of high jinks from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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high jinksnoun [U]

(also hijinks)  us   /ˈhɑɪ·dʒɪŋks/ dated
energeticbehavior in which ​people do ​amusing or ​entertaining things or sometimes ​behaveslightlybadly: The ​dancersletloose with some ​fancyfootwork and high jinks.
(Definition of high jinks from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “high jinks”
in Chinese (Simplified) 狂欢作乐, 嬉闹…
in Chinese (Traditional) 狂歡作樂, 嬉鬧…
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