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frolicsome

play
adjective frol·ic·some \ˈfrä-lik-səm\

Simple Definition of frolicsome

  • : very lively and playful

Full Definition of frolicsome

  1. :  full of gaiety :  playful, sportive

Examples of frolicsome

  1. <a frolicsome uncle who was a favorite among his relatives>

  2. <teachers smiling at the frolicsome students leaving school for summer vacation>



1699

First Known Use of frolicsome

1699


FROLICSOME Defined for Kids

frolicsome

play
adjective frol·ic·some \ˈfrä-lik-səm\

Definition of frolicsome

  1. :  very lively and playful <frolicsome ponies>





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