Thesaurus

gambol

noun

Synonyms of gambol

(Entry 1 of 2)

a time or instance of carefree fun
  • she and her old college roommate headed off for one final European gambol before returning to the States to start their separate careers

Synonyms for gambol

Words Related to gambol

gambol

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of gambol (Entry 2 of 2)

to play and run about happily
  • dog owners chat while their pooches gambol on the park's great lawn

Synonyms for gambol

Words Related to gambol

Phrases Synonymous with gambol

Near Antonyms for gambol

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about gambol

Time Traveler for gambol

Time Traveler

The first known use of gambol was in 1508

See more words from the same year

Listen to Our Podcast about gambol

Cite this Entry

“Gambol.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gambol. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on gambol

Dictionary: Definition of gambol

Nglish: Translation of gambol for Spanish Speakers

Comments on gambol

What made you want to look up gambol? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Here Be Dragons: A Creature Identification Quiz

  • monster werewolf photo
  • Which is a synonym of werewolf?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!