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English definition of “hanky-panky”

hanky-panky

noun [U]     /ˌhæŋ.kɪˈpæŋ.ki/ old-fashioned informal
unacceptable or dishonest behaviour, especially involving sexual activity or money: There was a bit of hanky-panky going on at the Christmas party.Sexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abductionMorally wrong and evilDishonest
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