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caper1

ca·per1

caper1

 
pronunciation:
keI pr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: capered, capering, capers
definition: to leap, hop, or skip about in a playful way; frolic.
The puppy capered in the yard.
synonyms:
frisk, frolic, prance, romp
similar words:
bounce, bound, hop, jump, leap, skip, spring, strut
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a playful bound or leap.
The fawn cleared the creek with a graceful caper.
synonyms:
romp
similar words:
bounce, bound, hop, jump, leap, skip, spring
definition 2: a playful trick or adventure; silly act.
They laughed at the children's crazy capers.
synonyms:
lark
similar words:
adventure, practical joke, prank, trick
derivations: caperingly (adv.), caperer (n.)