Simple Definition of cavort
: to jump or move around in a lively manner
: to spend time in an enjoyable and often wild or improper way
Full Definition of cavort
1 : to leap or dance about in a lively manner
2 : to engage in extravagant behavior
Examples of cavort
Otters cavorted in the stream.
<children cavorting on the first sunny day of spring>
Origin of cavort
perhaps alteration of curvet
First Known Use: 1794
Rhymes with cavort
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