- to move or act in a carefree, frolicsome manner; behave in a free, hearty, lively, or jovial way.
Origin of rollick
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Examples from the Web for rollick
No more peace—no more quiet—no more sing and rollick till he get Miriam!Lords of the North
A. C. Laut
One cannot be expected to rollick when one is being gnawed with remorse!
Perhaps I am—I must prove to her that it is possible to rollick with refinement.
She loved to rollick; persiflage was her natural expression at home.Modern Essays
Humour may rollick on high planes of fantasy or in depths of silliness.And Even Now
- (intr) to behave in a carefree, frolicsome, or boisterous manner
- a boisterous or carefree escapade or event
C19: of Scottish dialect origin, probably from romp + frolic
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