frolic


1frol·ic

adjective \ˈfrä-lik\

Definition of FROLIC

:  full of fun :  merry

Examples of FROLIC

  1. <the frolic atmosphere that envelops New Orleans during Mardi Gras>

Origin of FROLIC

Dutch vroolijk, from Middle Dutch vrolijc, from vro happy; akin to Old High German frō happy
First Known Use: 1538

Rhymes with FROLIC

2frolic

verb

: to play and move about happily

frol·ickedfrol·ick·ing

Full Definition of FROLIC

intransitive verb
1
:  to amuse oneself :  make merry
2
:  to play and run about happily :  romp
frol·ick·er noun

Examples of FROLIC

  1. We watched the seals as they frolicked in the harbor.
  2. children frolicking in the yard

First Known Use of FROLIC

1593

Related to FROLIC

Rhymes with FROLIC

3frolic

noun

: an enjoyable time or activity

Full Definition of FROLIC

1
:  a playful or mischievous action
2
a :  an occasion or scene of fun :  party
b :  fun, merriment

Examples of FROLIC

  1. We went out for a frolic in the sun.
  2. an evening of fun and frolic

First Known Use of FROLIC

1616

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