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Meaning of FROLIC

Pronunciation:  'frâlik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"
  2. [v]  play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the palyroom"

FROLIC is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: caper, cavort, disport, frisk, gambol, gambol, lark, lark about, play, rollick, romp, romp, run around, skylark, sport
 See Also: coquetry, dalliance, diversion, flirt, flirtation, flirting, folly, foolery, horseplay, indulgence, play, recreation, teasing, tomfoolery, toying, word play



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Frol"ic\ (fr[o^]l"[i^]k), a. [D. vroolijk; akin to G.
    fr["o]lich, fr. froh, OHG. fr[=o], Dan. fro, OS. fr[=a]h, cf.
    Icel. fr[=a]r swift; all perh. akin to Skr. pru to spring
    Full of levity; dancing, playing, or frisking about; full of
    pranks; frolicsome; gay; merry.
          The frolic wind that breathes the spring. --Milton.
          The gay, the frolic, and the loud.       --Waller.
  2. \Frol"ic\, n.
    1. A wild prank; a flight of levity, or of gayety and mirth.
             He would be at his frolic once again. --Roscommon.
    2. A scene of gayety and mirth, as in lively play, or in
       dancing; a merrymaking.
  3. \Frol"ic\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Frolicked}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Frolicking}.]
    To play wild pranks; to play tricks of levity, mirth, and
    gayety; to indulge in frolicsome play; to sport.
          Hither, come hither, and frolic and play. --Tennyson.
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