verb (used without object)
- cavity wall,
- cavolo nero,
- cavosurface angle,
Origin of cavort
Examples from the Web for cavort
The complaint further alleges that Glock had a personal slush fund that he used to “cavort with women around the world.”
But watching him cavort with Johnny Damon brought something to mind.
Without "cavort" or a "list to port," is as hard—as song to a Neddy!
They are in both male and female attire, and dance and cavort to the delight of the guests.North Dakota|Various
It has a bathing beach where the gals show what they've got and fat men flounder and cavort far beyond their capacities.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
I admit that it was a beautiful sight to see them cavort around that ploughed field.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
Mamma Pepperall watched him cavort a moment, then sniffed contemptuously, and rolled out like a fireman summoned.In a Little Town|Rupert Hughes
Word Origin for cavort
1793, cauvaut, American English, of uncertain origin, sometimes said to be an alteration of curvet "a leap by a horse," from French and related to curve (v.). Or perhaps from ca- colloquial intensive prefix + vault "to jump, leap." Modern form attested by 1829. Related: Cavorted; cavorting.