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Definition of "frolicsome" []

  • Full of high-spirited fun; frisky and playful. (adjective)

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.

Use "frolicsome" in a sentence
  • "Too staid for the formation of ripples, too swift for calm content, the river seemed to boil up from below in a kind of frolicsome rage."
  • "As Lennard and the doctor sat filling the crew's cabin with billows of smoke, the former said -- "There's a kind of frolicsome humour about these men that truly pleases me."
  • "If you've ever wondered how a big family gets all their socks mated, please check out this new site by the frolicsome and fun Parente family."