Synonyms and Antonyms of SKYLARK

to engage in attention-getting playful or boisterous behavior <couldn't resist the temptation to skylark as commencement ceremonies came to a close>
to engage in activity for amusement <he spends his time joking and skylarking, but his brother is serious and industrious>
Related 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, tease
Near Antonyms drudge, labor, plod, plug (away), slave, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, work


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