monkey island

noun Nautical Slang.

a flying bridge on top of a pilothouse or chart house.

Nearby words

  1. monkey business,
  2. monkey climb,
  3. monkey fist,
  4. monkey flower,
  5. monkey flush,
  6. monkey jacket,
  7. monkey nut,
  8. monkey on one's back,
  9. monkey orchid,
  10. monkey puzzle

Origin of monkey island

First recorded in 1910–15 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019