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rollicksome

[ rol-ik-suhm ]
/ ˈrɒl ɪk səm /
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adjective
rollicking; frolicsome.
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Origin of rollicksome

First recorded in 1840–50; rollick + -some1

OTHER WORDS FROM rollicksome

rol·lick·some·ness, noun
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How to use rollicksome in a sentence

  • They fill this window with the rarest, rosiest, most rollicksome flowers.

    An American Girl Abroad|Adeline Trafton
  • They did make a song of it, and it was a frolicsome song and pitched to a rollicksome key.

    The Life of the Party|Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
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