Definition of horseplay
: rough or boisterous play
Examples of horseplay in a sentence
The lamp got broken when the kids were engaging in a little horseplay.
<when he saw us spraying each other with the hose instead of washing the car, Dad yelled, “Cut out the horseplay!”>
First Known Use of horseplay
HORSEPLAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of horseplay for English Language Learners
: rough or loud play : energetic and noisy playful activity
HORSEPLAY Defined for Kids
Definition of horseplay for Students
: rough play
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