Associations to the word «Jackanapes»

Wiktionary

JACKANAPES, noun. (obsolete) A monkey.
JACKANAPES, noun. (dated) (pejorative) An impudent or mischievous person.
JACKANAPES, noun. Plural of jackanape

Dictionary definition

JACKANAPES, noun. Someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous.

Wise words

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