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lark2

 
pronunciation:
lark
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a gay, carefree adventure or amusement.
My buddies and I had quite a few larks together when we were young.
synonyms:
caper, escapade, spree
similar words:
adventure, fling, frolic, fun, romp
definition 2: a playful and harmless prank.
His friends gave his car a flat tire just for a lark.
synonyms:
antic, escapade, shenanigan
similar words:
caper, disport, frolic, jape, monkey business, prank
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: larks, larking, larked
definition 1: to have a good time; enjoy oneself (often fol. by "about").
The party-goers were larking about until well after two a.m.
synonyms:
play
similar words:
antic, caper, disport, frolic, rollick, romp
definition 2: to play harmless pranks (often fol. by "about").
They didn't mean any harm; they were just larking about.
similar words:
fool around, frolic
derivations: larksome (adj.), larker (n.), larkishness (n.)