Definition of cut a caper
- He was so happy, he cut a caper on the steps of Town Hall.
: to penetrate with or as if with an edged instrument
: to hurt the feelings of
: to strike sharply with a cutting effect
: a product of cutting: such as
: an opening made with an edged instrument
: a wound made by something sharp : gash
: marked by a well-developed and highly defined musculature
: any of a genus (Capparis of the family Capparidaceae, the caper family) of low prickly shrubs of the Mediterranean region
: one of the greenish flower buds or young berries of the caper pickled and used as a seasoning or garnish
: to leap or prance about in a playful manner
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