monkey bars
noun plural Date: 1955 a three-dimensional framework of horizontal and vertical bars from which children can hang and swing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • monkey bars — n [plural] AmE a structure of bars for children to climb and play on British Equivalent: climbing frame …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • monkey bars — monkey ,bars noun plural a structure made of bars and poles that children can play on: JUNGLE GYM …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • monkey bars — ☆ monkey bars n. an arrangement of horizontal and vertical bars erected as in a playground for children to climb on, swing from, etc …   English World dictionary

  • monkey bars — N PLURAL Monkey bars are metal or wooden bars that are joined together to form a structure for children to climb and play on. [AM] (in BRIT, use climbing frame) …   English dictionary

  • monkey bars — noun a) (collective plural) A jungle gym b) (collective plural) A row of bars, found on playgrounds, under which one hangs by the arms and crosses by swinging between bars, legs dangling down, like how a monkey might move across …   Wiktionary

  • monkey bars — noun plural Etymology: from their resemblance to the bars provided for monkeys in zoos : a three dimensional framework of horizontal and vertical bars from which children can hang and swing * * * noun [plural] US : a frame of bars that children… …   Useful english dictionary

  • monkey bars — children s play structure comprised of vertical and horizontal bars that can be climbed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monkey bars — noun (plural) 1 AmE a structure for children to climb and play on; climbing frame BrE 2 BrE bars fixed to the wall in a gym (1) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • monkey bars — UK / US noun [plural] a structure made of bars and poles that children can play on …   English dictionary

  • monkey bars — mon′key bars n. cvb junglegym • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

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