for a lark

idiom

British, informal
: just as a way to have fun
She entered the race for a lark.

Examples of for a lark in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In recent years, hit by natural disasters and official neglect, the city’s tram system has become little more than a nostalgia ride, its passengers more often looking for a lark than an efficient trip home. New York Times, 2 Sep. 2021 Fred was in the construction business, and had studio just kind of for his son for a lark. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 22 May 2021

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“For a lark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20a%20lark. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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