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skylark

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of skylark

  1. 1 to engage in attention-getting playful or boisterous behavior couldn't resist the temptation to skylark as commencement ceremonies came to a close Synonyms of skylark act up, clown (around), fool around, horse around, hotdog, monkey (around), showboat, show off, cut upWords Related to skylark carry on, misbehave; roughhouse; caper, cavort, disport, frisk, frolic, gambol, lark, rollick, romp; carouse, maffick, revel, roar, wassail

  2. 2 to engage in activity for amusement he spends his time joking and skylarking, but his brother is serious and industrious Synonyms of skylark dally, disport, frolic, recreate, rollick, play, sport, toyWords Related to skylark 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 skylark drudge, labor, plod, plug (away), slave, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, work

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