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frolic

noun

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1 a playful or mischievous act intended as a joke
  • we indulgently listened to the senior citizens share memories of long-ago frolics

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2 a time or instance of carefree fun
  • took the long weekend as a three-day frolic and spent it at the beach

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frolic

adjective

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frolic

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of frolic (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to play and run about happily
  • scores of swimmers were frolicking in the ocean surf along the beach

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2 to engage in activity for amusement
  • he would rather frolic than do yard work any day of the week

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The first known use of frolic was circa 1548

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“Frolic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/frolic. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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