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(as) artful as a wagonload of monkeys
Impish or mischievous. ("Cartload" can be used instead of "wagonload.") Primarily heard in UK. Don't let those boys sit together—they're as artful as a wagonload of monkeys.
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as artful (or clever) as a wagonload (or cartload) of monkeysextremely clever or mischievous. British informal
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