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horseplay

play
noun horse·play \ˈhȯrs-ˌplā\

Simple Definition of horseplay

  • : rough or loud play : energetic and noisy playful activity

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of horseplay

  1. :  rough or boisterous play

Examples of horseplay in a sentence

  1. The lamp got broken when the kids were engaging in a little horseplay.

  2. <when he saw us spraying each other with the hose instead of washing the car, Dad yelled, Cut out the horseplay!>



1589

First Known Use of horseplay

1589


HORSEPLAY Defined for Kids

horseplay

play
noun horse·play \ˈhȯrs-ˌplā\

Definition of horseplay for Students

  1. :  rough play





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