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English noun: frolic

1. frolic (act) gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement

SamplesIt was all done in play.
Their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly.

Synonymscaper, gambol, play, romp

Broader (hypernym)diversion, recreation

Narrower (hyponym)coquetry, craziness, dalliance, flirt, flirtation, flirting, folly, foolery, game, horseplay, indulgence, lunacy, teasing, tomfoolery, toying, word play

English verb: frolic

1. frolic (motion) play boisterously

SamplesThe children frolicked in the garden.
The gamboling lambs in the meadows.
The toddlers romped in the playroom.

Synonymscavort, disport, frisk, gambol, lark, lark about, rollick, romp, run around, skylark, sport

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)play

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