[ skahy-lahrk ]
/ ˈskaɪˌlɑrk /
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a brown-speckled European lark, Alauda arvensis, famed for its melodious song.
verb (used without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM skylarkskylarker, noun
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How to use skylark in a sentence
As many puffs of white smoke leaped into the air from the revolvers of the skylarking cowmen.The Pony Rider Boys in Texas|Frank Gee Patchin
More people would be strolling and skylarking along the chapel path, supposing she could have found it.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
Normally, the mundanes -- our word for non-players -- just ignored us, figuring that we were skylarking kids.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
Such a proceeding almost always resulted in skylarking, of which Simon would be the miserable object.Earth's Enigmas|Charles G. D. Roberts
He couldn't imagine the bookish and hermit-like Prissler skylarking with the fellows; the boy didn't—well, didn't just "fit."The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High|Leslie W. Quirk
British Dictionary definitions for skylark
/ (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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