verb (used without object)
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
British Dictionary definitions for cavort
Word Origin for cavort
Word Origin and History 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.