Synonyms and Antonyms of horseplay
wildly playful or mischievous behavior
- when he saw us spraying each other with the hose instead of washing the car, Dad yelled, "Cut out the horseplay!"
buffoonery, clownery, clowning, foolery, high jinks (also hijinks), horsing around, monkey business, monkeying, monkeyshine(s), roughhouse, roughhousing, shenanigan(s), skylarking, slapstick, tomfoolery
childishness, clownishness, foolishness, funning, jesting, joking, nonsense, silliness, waggery
boisterousness, rambunctiousness, rowdiness, rowdyism, rumbustiousness [chiefly British]
devilry (or deviltry), impishness, knavery, mischief, mischievousness, prankishness, rascality, roguery, roguishness, trickery
cavorting, frivolity, frolicking, gamboling (or gambolling), merrymaking, playfulness, revelry, roistering, romping, sporting, sportiveness