Associations to the word «Jackanapes»


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

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery