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frolic

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of frolic

  1. 1 a playful or mischievous act intended as a joke we indulgently listened to the senior citizens share memories of long-ago frolics Synonyms of frolic antic, caper, capriccio, dido, escapade, prank, gag, jest, knavery, monkeyshine(s), practical joke, rag [chiefly British], roguery, shavie [Scottish], shine(s), trick, waggeryWords Related to frolic skylarking; adventure, experience, game, lark, time; high jinks (also hijinks), horseplay, play, roughhousing, rowdyism; shenanigan(s), tomfoolery; joking, kidding, teasing; gambit, hoax, maneuver, ploy; deed, feat, mission, performance, stunt; caprice, conceit, fancy, vagary, whim, whimsy (also whimsey); deceit, deception, delusion, fooling, fraud, hanky-panky, hoodwinking, ruse, sham, stratagem, subterfuge, trickery, wile

  2. 2 a time or instance of carefree fun took the long weekend as a three-day frolic and spent it at the beach Synonyms of frolic binge, frisk, fling, gambol, idyll (also idyl), lark, ploy, revel, rollick, romp, spreeWords Related to frolic caper, escapade, prank; bender, brannigan, bum, bust, carouse, souse, splore [Scottish], toot; antic, monkeyshine(s), shenanigan(s); field day; festivity, merriment, merrymaking; enjoyment, indulgence, pleasure, self-indulgence; amusement, diversion, entertainment, recreation

  3. 3 activity engaged in to amuse oneself firmly believes that childhood should be a time of carefree frolic Synonyms of frolic dalliance, play, frolicking, fun, fun and games, recreation, relaxation, rollicking, sportWords Related to frolic gamboling (or gambolling), romping; amusement, diversion, entertainment; hobby, hobbyhorse, pastime; delight, enjoyment, pleasance, pleasure; friskiness, playfulness, sportiveness, wantonness; devilment, devilry (or deviltry), hanky-panky, hob, impishness, jinks, knavery, mischief, mischievousness, rascality, roguishness, waggery; binge, fling, kick, lark, revel, rollick, spree; hilarity, merriment, merrymaking, revelry, whoopee; buffoonery, high jinks (also hijinks), horseplay, tomfooleryNear Antonyms of frolic drudgery, labor, work; duty, obligation, responsibility


frolic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of frolic

  1. joyously unrestrained the frolic atmosphere that envelops New Orleans during Mardi Gras Synonyms of frolic bouncy, bubbly, buoyant, crank [chiefly dialect], effervescent, exuberant, frolicsome, gamesome, gay, high-spirited, vivaciousWords Related to frolic extroverted (also extraverted), outgoing, uninhibited; carefree, happy-go-lucky, insouciant, joyful, lighthearted, lively, sprightly; boisterous, raucous, rollicking, rowdy; giddy, light-headed, overexuberant, silly; ecstatic, euphoric, lyric, rapturous; audacious, bold, brash, brazen, impertinent, impudent, insolent, saucyNear Antonyms of frolic constrained, inhibited, repressed, restrained, subdued; impassive, phlegmatic, stoic (or stoical), stolid; depressed, dour, glum, morose, surlyAntonyms of frolic low-spirited, sullen


frolic

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of frolic

  1. 1 to play and run about happily scores of swimmers were frolicking in the ocean surf along the beach Synonyms of frolic caper, cavort, disport, frisk, gambol, lark, rollick, romp, sport Words Related to frolic bound, hop, leap, lope, skip, spring, trip, tumble; curvet, dance, prance; carouse, revel, roister; carry on, fool around, horse around; clown, cut up; joyride, roughhouse, skylark; kite Phrases cut capers, kick up one's heels Near Antonyms of frolic mope, pout, stew, sulk

  2. 2 to engage in activity for amusement he would rather frolic than do yard work any day of the week Synonyms of frolic dally, disport, play, recreate, rollick, skylark, sport, toyWords Related to frolic cavort, frisk, gambol, romp; dabble, trifle; amuse, divert, entertain; delight, please; dabble, fiddle (around), mess around, putter (around); bum (around), dawdle, goldbrick, hang, hang about [British], idle, loaf, lounge (around or about), relax, rest, screw around, slack (off); jest, joke, teaseNear Antonyms of frolic drudge, labor, plod, plug (away), slave, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, work



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