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frolic

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of frolic

  1. 1 a playful or mischievous act intended as a joke <we indulgently listened to the senior citizens share memories of long-ago frolics> Synonyms antic, caper, capriccio, dido, escapade, prank, 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

  2. 2 a time or instance of carefree fun <took the long weekend as a three-day frolic and spent it at the beach> Synonyms binge, frisk, fling, gambol, idyll (also idyl), lark, ploy, revel, rollick, romp, spreeRelated Words caper, escapade, prank; bender, brannigan, bum, bust, carouse, souse, splore [Scottish], toot; antic, monkeyshine(s), shenanigan(s); field day; festivity, merriment, merrymaking; enjoyment, indulgence, pleasure, self-indulgence; amusement, diversion, entertainment, recreation

  3. 3 activity engaged in to amuse oneself <firmly believes that childhood should be a time of carefree frolic> Synonyms dalliance, play, frolicking, fun, fun and games, recreation, relaxation, rollicking, sportRelated Words gamboling (or gambolling), romping; amusement, diversion, entertainment; hobby, hobbyhorse, pastime; delight, enjoyment, pleasance, pleasure; friskiness, playfulness, sportiveness, wantonness; devilment, devilry (or deviltry), hanky-panky, hob, impishness, jinks, knavery, mischief, mischievousness, rascality, roguishness, waggery; binge, fling, kick, lark, revel, rollick, spree; hilarity, merriment, merrymaking, revelry, whoopee; buffoonery, high jinks (also hijinks), horseplay, tomfooleryNear Antonyms drudgery, labor, work; duty, obligation, responsibility




frolic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of frolic




frolic

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of frolic

  1. 1 to play and run about happily <scores of swimmers were frolicking in the ocean surf along the beach> Synonyms caper, cavort, disport, frisk, gambol, lark, rollick, romp, sport Related 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; kite Phrases cut capers, kick up one's heels Near Antonyms mope, pout, stew, sulk

  2. 2 to engage in activity for amusement <he would rather frolic than do yard work any day of the week> Synonyms dally, disport, play, recreate, rollick, skylark, sport, toyRelated Words cavort, frisk, gambol, romp; dabble, trifle; amuse, divert, entertain; delight, please; dabble, fiddle (around), mess around, putter (around); bum (around), dawdle, goldbrick, hang, hang about [British], idle, loaf, lounge (around or about), relax, rest, screw around, slack (off); jest, joke, teaseNear Antonyms drudge, labor, plod, plug (away), slave, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, work





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