monkey suit


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monkey suit

a tuxedo. (Jocular. Possibly in reference to the fancy suit worn by an organ-grinder's monkey.) Do I have to wear a monkey suit to dinner? All the men except me wore monkey suits at dinner on the cruise.
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Dude starts in with these stupid questions trying to be a smartass in front of the cameras, and it escalates to him asking Travis if he walks around in his spare time wearing a monkey suit.
You don't need a monkey suit - dress as casual as you like.
But he added he did not agree with the current system in place for elected mayors which has seen Ken Livingstone voted in in London, former local CID head Ray Mallon gain the seat in Middlesbrough and a man in a monkey suit given control of Hartlepool.
The Salvation Army store had the smallest supply of costumes, but the variety was big - note the child-sized, full-body monkey suit ($6.
In 1962 we had an Indian King Kong with wrestler Dara Singh in a monkey suit, a Japanese Kong with a giant robot ape and in King Kong Lives we meet Mrs Kong and, at film's end after dad dies, Baby Kong.
In the world of Walter Pfeiffer, the wind kicks up and a sea of tall silken grass wavers beneath an ominous sky, and a monkey suit hangs on a coatrack by the front door.
A colleague was thrown out for the crime of being 'cheeky' to a jobsworth steward who was wearing a bow tie and monkey suit, would you believe.
WHAT: Just as Hollywood's leading men start their search for the perfect monkey suit to don at this year's big awards show, DreamWorks Home Entertainment proudly presents the first ever Monkey Suit Fashion Show to celebrate the DVD and VHS release of THE TUXEDO.
Because the toy maker who appears onstage in the cafe scene in Act Two has taken on a new guise in Annabel Arden's production - that of a man in a monkey suit.
Wearing his monkey suit and riding a tricycle, Nicholas Stowe, 3-1/2, claimed third prize in his age group.
However things turn ugly because of a mystery man who is plaguing Delhi wearing a black monkey suit.
The character doesn't make a lot of sense, but, by God, Pearl grabs that monkey suit and plays it for all its worth.
The Omen, above, scared us half to death in a post-Exorcist world, Rocky won three Oscars - including best picture, King Kong was a dog (rather than an ape) of a remake that included a man in a monkey suit climbing the World Trade Centre, and Assault on Precinct 13 announced the talents of John Carpenter to the world.