verb (used without object), frol·icked, frol·ick·ing.
Origin of frolic
Examples from the Web for frolicked
It was heaped and piled along the roadsides in winrows, through which the children scuffed and frolicked.A Northern Countryside|Rosalind Richards
When the ocean heaved and the salt water rushed in, the mermaid floated and frolicked and paddled to her heart's content.Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks|William Elliot Griffis
They frolicked from morning till night, and did more wonderful things than ever they had dreamed of doing before.A Sweet Little Maid|Amy E. Blanchard
How they frolicked and chased each other about from tree to tree, and played at hide-and-seek among the branches!The Squirrels and other animals|George E. Waring
They had ridden the range together and had frolicked around on a dozen boyish larks.Crooked Trails and Straight|William MacLeod Raine
British Dictionary definitions for frolicked
verb -ics, -icking or -icked
Word Origin for frolic
Word Origin and History for frolicked
1530s, as an adjective, "joyous, merry," from Middle Dutch vrolyc (adj.) "happy," from vro- "merry, glad," + lyc "like." Cognate with German fröhlich "happy." The stem is cognate with Old Norse frar "swift," Middle English frow "hasty," from PIE *preu- (see frog (n.1)), giving the whole an etymological sense akin to "jumping for joy." The verb is first attested 1580s. Related: Frolicked; frolicking. As a noun, from 1610s.