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caper

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of caper

  1. a playful or mischievous act intended as a joke <long-ago college capers that have become more rollicking and daring with each recounting> Synonyms antic, prank, capriccio, dido, escapade, frolic, gag, jest, knavery, monkeyshine(s), practical joke, rag [chiefly British], roguery, shavie [Scottish], shine(s), trick, waggeryRelated Words skylarking; adventure, experience, game, lark, time; high jinks (also hijinks), horseplay, play, roughhousing, rowdyism; shenanigan(s), tomfoolery; joking, kidding, teasing; gambit, hoax, maneuver, ploy; deed, feat, mission, performance, stunt; caprice, conceit, fancy, vagary, whim, whimsy (also whimsey); deceit, deception, delusion, fooling, fraud, hanky-panky, hoodwinking, ruse, sham, stratagem, subterfuge, trickery, wile




caper

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of caper

  1. to play and run about happily <as summer drew to a close, the children spent their days wistfully capering on the beach> Synonyms frolic, cavort, disport, frisk, gambol, lark, rollick, romp, sportRelated Words bound, hop, leap, lope, skip, spring, trip, tumble; curvet, dance, prance; carouse, revel, roister; carry on, fool around, horse around; clown, cut up; joyride, roughhouse, skylark; kiteNear Antonyms mope, pout, stew, sulk




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