. M-O-N-K-E-YThe correct spelling of ‘monkey’ is M-O-N-K-E-Y.
‘Monkey’ is a common word that is used to refer to small to medium-sized primates of the infraorder Simiiformes, many of which are arboreal. The term is applied descriptively to groups of primates, such as families of New World monkeys and Old World monkeys. Many species are also known as apes, and some can be called the same.