An Foclóir Nua Béarla-Gaeilge
Bosca cuardaigh an Fhoclóra Nua Béarla-Gaeilge a leabú ar do shuíomh idirlín féin
  • EN > GA
  • GA > EN

monkey

1 noun ZOOL animalmoncaí masc4capuchin monkey moncaí cochallachmonkey mask masc moncaí 2 noun informal mischievous childmoncaí masc4rógaire masc4  c m u
phrasal verbs

monkey around

(also

monkey about

) (v + adv) INTRANSITIVEbheith ag amaidí thartbheith ag pleidhcíocht thartquit monkeying about and finish it éirígí as an amaidí agus críochnaígí é
phrases

Year of the Monkey

ASTROLBliain an Mhoncaí

to not give a monkey's

informalI don't give a monkey's is ríchuma liom, is cuma liom sa sioc

a monkey on your back

(also

a monkey off your back

) informalthe house is a real monkey on her back tá an teach ina ualach trom uirthi, tá an teach ina chloch bhró faoina muineálI was glad to get that monkey off my back bhí mé breá sásta é sin a chur díomthat was a monkey off their backs ba mhór an faoiseamh é sin acu

I'm a monkey's uncle

informalwell, I'll be a monkey's uncle - she's back! bhuel, cé a chreidfeadh é - tá sí ar ais arís!if that's their best price, then I'm a monkey's uncle ní chreidim beag ná mór gurb é sin an praghas is fearr acu

to make a monkey out of sb

informalamadán a dhéanamh de dhuineSíle chaoch a dhéanamh de dhuine