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Definition of "frolic" []

  • Gaiety; merriment: fun and frolic. (noun)
  • A gay, carefree time. (noun)
  • A playful antic. (noun)
  • To behave playfully and uninhibitedly; romp. (verb-intransitive)
  • To engage in merrymaking, joking, or teasing. (verb-intransitive)
  • A light-hearted entertainment or occasion (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Light-hearted activity; gaiety; merriment (noun)
  • To caper about; act or behave playfully (verb)
  • Full of merriment or fun (adjective)

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Use "frolic" in a sentence
  • "We looked up in the dictionary the word frolic, and it's -- the definition is something like a playful, mischievous action."
  • "And this, too, I suppose she calls a frolic; or, in her own vulgar language, fun."
  • "But if such was her mischievous purpose she was completely disappointed; for Roland Graeme, internally piquing himself on his self-command, neither laughed nor was discomposed; and all that the maiden gained by her frolic was a severe rebuke from her companion, taxing her with mal-address and indecorum."