Definition of monkey parade in English:

monkey parade

(also monkeys' parade)

noun

informal, rare, historical, dismissive
  • An evening promenade of young people, especially for the purpose of meeting members of the opposite sex.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in H. G. Wells (1866–1946), novelist and social commentator. From monkey + parade.

Pronunciation

monkey parade

/ˈmʌŋkɪ pəˌreɪd/