To hack together hardware for a particular task, especially a one-shot job. Connotes an extremely crufty and consciously temporary solution. Compare hack up, kluge up.
When one of those scoundrels gets his monkey up on discovering an old love leading a happy life he becomes capable of everything.
Pretty and clever; but she might run out at any corner if she got her monkey up, I should say.
That fellow Reitberg got my monkey up with his sneers and his crows about those German Zeppelins.
But the monkey up there means a man someplace is still down here.
Of course, a chap gets his monkey up a bit when it comes to a fight.
The mere idea has always put my monkey up, and I rapped my speech out pretty big.
The Serpent is almost the only animal which can follow a monkey up a tree and there attack its young.
Then the way as they blackguard the Emperor, who wasn't by any means a bad chap, puts my monkey up I can tell you.
But, even when the organ was played, the monkey up in the tree would not come down.
"Hope that gunk they used to monkey up my complexion doesn't sweat out," he told himself.