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Friday, October 21, 2016

Definitions for rollick

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

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Citations for rollick
They decided to rollick off to a party on Jefferson Street. Thomas Pynchon, V., 1963
For most of the way, this novel, with its splendidly quizzical title, rollicks through our national bureaucracy, reducing it to an expected absurdum. Richard F. Shepard, "End Papers," New York Times, December 30, 1965
Origin of rollick
Rollick may be a blend of romp and frolick. Or it may be from Scots rolloch "to romp, frolic" or northern English rallack "to goof off." It entered English in the early 1800s.