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rollicksome

[rol-ik-suh m]
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adjective
  1. rollicking; frolicsome.

Origin of rollicksome

First recorded in 1840–50; rollick + -some1
Related formsrol·lick·some·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for rollicksome

Historical Examples

  • They fill this window with the rarest, rosiest, most rollicksome flowers.

    An American Girl Abroad

    Adeline Trafton

  • They did make a song of it, and it was a frolicsome song and pitched to a rollicksome key.

    The Life of the Party

    Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb