[ skahy-lahrk ]
/ ˈskaɪˌlɑrk /
a brown-speckled European lark, Alauda arvensis, famed for its melodious song.
verb (used without object)
to frolic; sport: The children were skylarking on the beach.
Words nearby skylark
OTHER WORDS FROM skylarksky·lark·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for skylarker
/ (ˈskaɪˌlɑːk) /
an Old World lark, Alauda arvensis, noted for singing while hovering at a great height
any of various Australian larks
(intr) informal to romp or play jokes
Derived forms of skylarkskylarker, noun
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