AskDefine | Define cavort

Dictionary Definition

cavort v : play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom" [syn: frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, gambol, frisk, romp, run around, lark about]

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English

Etymology

Verb

  1. To play boisterously; to romp or frolic; to prance about; to caper.

Translations

  • Chinese: (nǎo), 撕罗 (sī luo)
  • trreq Dutch
  • trreq Esperanto
  • French: cabrioler
  • German: herumtollen, herumtanzen
  • Italian: far capriole
  • Polish: figlować, swawolić
  • Portuguese: curvetear
  • Russian: резвиться
  • Spanish: retozar, juguetear
  • Swedish: leka

See also

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

antic, bob, bounce, bound, caper, capriole, caracole, carry on, curvet, cut a dido, cut capers, cut up, dance, dido, disport, falcade, flounce, fool around, frisk, frolic, gambade, gambado, gambol, horse around, horseplay, jump, jump about, leap, play, prance, ramp, rollick, romp, roughhouse, skip, sport, trip
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