What does hanky-panky mean?

Definitions for hanky-pankyˈhæŋ kiˈpæŋ ki

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hanky-panky.


  1. hanky-panky(Noun)

    mischievous behaviour, dishonest or shady activity. ("I think there was some hanky-panky with the last election.")

  2. hanky-panky(Noun)

    sexual intercourse or other sexual activity, especially if illicit.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hanky-panky

    hangk′i-pangk′i, n. jugglery, trickery. [A meaningless jingle, like hocus-pocus, &c.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hanky-panky in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hanky-panky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Zuraimie Ismail:

    Our members have to know that this is no hook-up app and there is no hanky-panky.

  2. Ronnie Lottz:

    This is a giant funhouse, ladies and gentlemen, i put a lot of heart and soul into this business, and I am sorry to tell you this, but there is no hanky panky going on in that bathroom.

Images & Illustrations of hanky-panky

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Translations for hanky-panky

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • चालाकीHindi
  • Sombong-pankyIndonesian
  • கைக்குட்டையை-எதுவும்Tamil

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