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skylark

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noun sky·lark \ˈskī-ˌlärk\

Simple Definition of skylark

  • : a small bird of Europe, Asia, and northern Africa that sings while it flies

Full Definition of skylark

  1. 1 :  a common largely brown Old World lark (Alauda arvensis) noted for its song especially as uttered in flight

  2. 2 :  any of various birds resembling the skylark


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skylark

intransitive verb sky·lark

Definition of skylark

  1. 1 :  to run up and down the rigging of a ship in sport

  2. 2 :  frolic, sport

sky·lark·er noun


Examples of skylark

  1. <couldn't resist the temptation to skylark as commencement ceremonies came to a close>

  2. <he spends his time joking and skylarking, but his brother is serious and industrious>



1809

First Known Use of skylark

1809



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