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Definition of "gambol" []

  • To leap about playfully; frolic. (verb-intransitive)
  • A playful skipping or frolicking about. (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.

Use "gambol" in a sentence
  • "His inexhaustible gift of lightning repartee I saw illustrated on another occasion, when he presided at the midnight "gambol" of a Bohemian club, at which it needed the utmost tact and presence of mind to "ride the whirlwind and direct the storm.""
  • "May you frolic and cavort and gambol and caper in a madcap series of wacky zany antics that are fondly remembered always."
  • "It's supposedly, theoretically, marvelous to gambol about in a "something-for-everyone" culture where all tastes are catered to by one medium or many."