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frolicsome

[ frol-ik-suhm ]
/ ˈfrɒl ɪk səm /
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adjective

merrily playful; full of fun.

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Origin of frolicsome

First recorded in 1690–1700; frolic + -some1

OTHER WORDS FROM frolicsome

frol·ic·some·ly, adverbfrol·ic·some·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for frolicsome

frolicsome

frolicky

/ (ˈfrɒlɪksəm) /

adjective

given to frolicking; merry and playful

Derived forms of frolicsome

frolicsomely, adverbfrolicsomeness, noun
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