rollick

verb
rol·​lick | \ ˈrä-lik How to pronounce rollick (audio) \
rollicked; rollicking; rollicks

Definition of rollick

intransitive verb

: to move or behave in a carefree joyous manner : frolic

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Other Words from rollick

rollick noun

Examples of rollick in a Sentence

an educator who realized that children need to rollick as well as to study and learn
Recent Examples on the Web Lured by its lively reputation, tourists like to pile into the Kitzloch bar for rollicking music and filling Teutonic food after a long day hitting the slopes in the Austrian Alps. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 28 Mar. 2020 Brad Paisley kicks things off with his first variety special, a rollicking romp through comedy, song and the wild streets of Nashville. Nancy Kruh, PEOPLE.com, 3 Dec. 2019 There are no rollicking, fun-time tracks on Ghosteen. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 4 Oct. 2019 In the spare, rollicking adaptation by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare, Flanagan narrated the events of the Trojan War, playing some 54 characters, from the fearsome Greek warrior Achilles to his nemesis, Hector, a prince of Troy. Andrea Simakis, cleveland, 28 Dec. 2019 Restaurants and bars were open, and people sat together at tables, somehow rollicking with laughter. Washington Post, 5 Dec. 2019 First came the novel The Nuclear Age, a rollicking book about one man and family’s attempts to reconcile everyday life with The Bomb. Matt Gallagher, Time, 10 Oct. 2019 The rest of Jung’s incisive, rollicking profile situates Bong’s identity in contemporary culture as both vital and iconoclastic. Longreads, 18 Dec. 2019 His marriages could seem like interruptions to Mr. Evans’s rollicking bachelor life, around which legends grew. Paul Brownfield, Washington Post, 28 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of rollick

circa 1837, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rollick

origin unknown

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The first known use of rollick was circa 1837

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“Rollick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rollick. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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