lark about/around

Definition of lark about/around

British informal

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

Word by Word Definitions

larkplay
  1. :  any of a family (Alaudidae) of chiefly Old World ground-dwelling songbirds that are usually brownish in color

    :  skylark — compare meadowlark

  1. :  a source of or quest for amusement or adventure

aroundplay
  1. :  in a circle or in circumference

    :  in, along, or through a circuit

    :  on all or various sides :  in every or any direction

  1. :  on all sides of

    :  so as to encircle or enclose

    :  so as to avoid or get past :  on or to another side of

  1. :  about

    :  being in existence, evidence, or circulation


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