cheeky monkey

cheeky monkey

A silly, impudent, or mischievous person. Usually said as a mild, playful rebuke. You ate all the cookies, you cheeky monkey!
See also: monkey
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The phrase "cheeky monkey" has taken on a quite literal meaning, owing to the on-camera antics of one ape.
That said, this cheeky monkey can jump so your garden will need to be securely fenced to keep him safe.
ADRIVER was sending "cheeky monkey" emoji messages on her mobile phone when she killed a motorist, a court has heard.
NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM T M elf s ess r, Judge for yourself whether Ricky, as the movie's humourless museum director, is upstaged by a cheeky monkey.
It's a cute kid in a cute jumper, end of!" Debby Lowther: "It's a slogan on a kids hoodie, how many times do we call our kids, little monkey or cheeky monkey?" Angela Wind: "The kid's family obviously didn't think it was racist or they wouldn't have let him do it!
A friendly giant, a cheeky monkey, an ocean full of fish and a house heaving with farmyard animals will all be accompanied by gleeful ditties and rousing country songs.
Having pulled dozens of pranks on Arab celebs and Hollywood's darling P aris Hilton last year in "Ramez Wakel Elgaw," the cheeky monkey will set more hearts racing this summer with a new edition of his show called "Ramez Plays with Fire."
Friday, February 5: Cheeky Monkey Comedy Festival at The Dark Horse, Moseley.
Summary: Picture of a cheeky monkey swinging on the tails of his monkey buddies, won Dubai resident Thomas Vijayan, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year- People's Choice Award
Cheeky Monkey offers mix and match prints in a cheerful palette of blues, greens and yellows.
Can't wait to meet the cheeky monkey!" she captioned the snap.
Early this year also saw the launch of their new Cheeky Monkey kids range.
According to Jovovich, it was Evans who got into the most trouble on set by being "a cheeky monkey, flirting with all the girls."
Cheeky monkey Arthritis can make both humans and animals feel a little uncomfortable but this monkey at a US zoo seems to be very cantankerous with the affliction, offering a one-fingered salute to passers by.
Michael had been due to finish his trip on Tuesday but a last-minute problem with a sail on his 28ft yacht Cheeky Monkey meant his arrival in Antigua was delayed by 24 hours.