horseplay

play
noun horse·play \ˈhȯrs-ˌplā\

Definition of horseplay

  1. :  rough or boisterous play

Examples of horseplay in a sentence

  1. The lamp got broken when the kids were engaging in a little horseplay.

  2. when he saw us spraying each other with the hose instead of washing the car, Dad yelled, Cut out the horseplay!

1589

First Known Use of horseplay

1589


HORSEPLAY Defined for English Language Learners

horseplay

play
noun horse·play \ˈhȯrs-ˌplā\

Definition of horseplay for English Language Learners

  • : rough or loud play : energetic and noisy playful activity


HORSEPLAY Defined for Kids

horseplay

play
noun horse·play \ˈhȯrs-ˌplā\

Definition of horseplay for Students

  1. :  rough play



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