lark about/around

idiom

British, informal
: to behave in a silly and enjoyable way
The girls were larking about in the backyard.

Examples of lark about/around in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His family, including daughter Stella, barely 10 then, frolic by the pool playing ping-pong, lark around on the balcony that overhangs it and sit on the top of a cliff amid a lush onetime plantation. Mark Ellwood, Robb Report, 1 Oct. 2022 Emily in Paris, a 10-episode lark about a bubbly American who moves to France for work, premiered on Netflix earlier this fall. Megan Garber, The Atlantic, 3 Dec. 2020

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“Lark about/around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lark%20about%2Faround. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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