verb (used without object)
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Idioms for caper
Origin of caper1
OTHER WORDS FROM caperca·per·er, nounca·per·ing·ly, adverbun·ca·per·ing, adjective
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Definition for caper (2 of 2)
Origin of caper2
Example sentences from the Web for caper
Toss it with tomatoes, garlic, cayenne peppers, pasta, cheese, and lots of capers.The Recipes We Cooked Again and Again and Again in 2020|Eater Staff|December 30, 2020|Eater
Pop open a jar of caper leaves—yes, off the same plant that gives us briney capers—and have a nibble.
During renormalization, complicated submicroscopic capers tend to just disappear.How Mathematical ‘Hocus-Pocus’ Saved Particle Physics|Charlie Wood|September 17, 2020|Quanta Magazine
I sought them out and mapped out what a true-to-life 21st-century caper would look like at the most powerful bank in capitalism.Book Bag: The Best Heists in Fact, Film, and Fiction|Matthew Quirk|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For instance, Antonio Reyna met English in a McAllen bar the night before the caper and somehow wound up in the van the next day.
A week after the caper, Brian Wedgworth, the lookout, went back to the border wall.
What is fact regarding the U.S. version is that it started off as a North by Northwest-style caper for Tom Cruise.
They followed their first film with the James Bond-ish caper Help!
He would sit watching Nanny nibbling with her front teeth the capers of the caper sauce, and he would hate her.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
Caper, learning that she was a widow, did not know but what her affections were straying his way.
During the two hours that Caper and Rocjean studied the scenery, guard was relieved four times.
In one of these parties, an Indian, hearing the family speak Welsh, began to jump and caper as if he had been out of his senses.America Discovered by the Welsh in 1170 A.D.|Benjamin Franklin Bowen
Rocjean came into Caper's studio one morning, evidently having something to communicate.
British Dictionary definitions for caper (1 of 2)
- to skip or jump playfully
- to act or behave playfully; frolic