merry play; merriment; gaiety; fun.
a merrymaking or party.
playful behavior or action; prank.
to gambol merrily; to play in a frisky, light-spirited manner; romp: The children were frolicking in the snow.
to have fun; engage in merrymaking; play merry pranks.
merry; full of fun.
- frol·ick·er, noun
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How to use frolic in a sentence
One of the many pleasures of the book is to see the lyricist frolic in another form.Well, La Ti Da: Stephin Merritt’s Winning Little Words of Scrabble | David Bukszpan | October 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But Iran may yet frolic around in this gap between the U.S. and Israeli positions.
From out of nowhere, about ten young men came to frolic in the water too, unnecessarily close to us.A Nation of Onlookers: India’s Violence Against Women and America’s Guns | Dilip D’Souza | December 22, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
And, increasingly, it sounds as though the woman he chose to frolic with is not the sharpest knife in the drawer.
The way you pranced and frolic around, dressed in so called Native American attire, is a mockery of our way of life and culture.The Uproar Over No Doubt’s Native American Video Gaffe | Tricia Romano | November 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Off they ran, and soon came back with Tom and Ann and their little brother Johnny, all eager for a frolic.The Nursery, November 1881, Vol. XXX | Various
But do not take mine, O frolic fellow Spookist, from the same source; mine is wrong.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
Merry, happy children were these three, full of life and health, and always ready for a frolic.St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 5, March, 1878 | Various
Of the 110 men on the frolic there were not twenty alive and unhurt, while on the Wasp only five were dead and five wounded.Stories of Our Naval Heroes | Various
The hull of the frolic was full of holes and its masts were so cut away that in a few minutes they both fell.Stories of Our Naval Heroes | Various
British Dictionary definitions for frolic
a light-hearted entertainment or occasion
light-hearted activity; gaiety; merriment
(intr) to caper about; act or behave playfully
archaic, or literary full of merriment or fun
- frolicker, noun
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