Idioms about caper
Origin of caper1
OTHER WORDS FROM caperca·per·er, nounca·per·ing·ly, adverbun·ca·per·ing, adjective
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Other definitions for caper (2 of 2)
Origin of caper2
How to use caper in a sentence
Many capers are grab-and-go schemes that unfold quickly, aided by pollinating logistics.Bee theft is almost a perfect crime—but there’s a new sheriff in town|Andrew Zaleski|February 9, 2021|Popular-Science
Conroy chops raw flank steak from the pedigreed D’Artagnan, mixing it with capers, green peppercorns and a fermented hot sauce he makes himself.
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
His latest film is The Two Faces of January, an old-fashioned caper set in scenic Greece and Turkey.Viggo Mortensen Talks ‘The Two Faces of January,’ Blasts Fox News and Israel’s ‘State Terrorism’|Marlow Stern|September 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
The Muppets Most Wanted might be the best puppet-led musical mystery caper farce that Hollywood has ever produced.‘Muppets Most Wanted’ Is a Perfect (Utterly Silly) Muppet Movie|Kevin Fallon|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
David O. Russell's sexy caper, American Hustle, opens in a most unusual way.From ‘American Hustle’ to ‘Saving Mr. Banks,’ Why Is Hollywood Hooked On Embellishing the Truth?|Marina Watts, Marlow Stern|January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why would the Revolutionary Guards, known for running a tight ship, get involved in such a sloppy caper?
If you can induce them to take a step to the right hand, they generally indemnify themselves by cutting a caper to the left.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Tell me, Caper, what idea does even that rough sketch of Venice awake in your imaginative faculties, and all that?'
Caper's face wore a deeply thoughtful look, as he answered: 'I do see it; I do claim to read the lesson you would teach——'
Chandeliers constructed of egg-shells, where candles shone brightly, particularly struck Caper.
As soon as we were alone she began to laugh and caper like a lunatic, singing out, 'You are my rom, I'm your romi.'Carmen|Prosper Merimee
British Dictionary definitions for caper (1 of 2)
- to skip or jump playfully
- to act or behave playfully; frolic