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
She wished a Halloween frolic, but whether she frolicked at home or in the village mattered not at all.The Green Forest Fairy Book | Loretta Ellen Brady
The vole found quite a shoal of fish collected near the reeds; and for a few moments he frolicked about the edge of the shallow.Creatures of the Night | Alfred W. Rees
She laughed, sung, and frolicked round the room like a sportive child, and yet she could scarcely define her own emotions.Manners, Vol 2 of 3 | Frances Brooke
An entire brigade of burglars might have entered the cottage and frolicked among its treasures without any difficulty.Out of the Hurly-Burly | Charles Heber Clark
The streams that frolicked to nimble tunes in May now crawl from pool to pool.Hints to Pilgrims | Charles Stephen Brooks
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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