verb (used without object)

to move or act in a carefree, frolicsome manner; behave in a free, hearty, lively, or jovial way.


Origin of rollick

1820–30; blend of romp and frolic
Related formsrol·lick·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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(intr) to behave in a carefree, frolicsome, or boisterous manner


a boisterous or carefree escapade or event

Word Origin for rollick

C19: of Scottish dialect origin, probably from romp + frolic
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