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 act up, clown (around), fool around, horse around, hotdog, monkey (around), showboat, show off, cut upRelated Words 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 dally, disport, frolic, recreate, rollick, play, sport, toyRelated Words 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 drudge, labor, plod, plug (away), slave, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, work

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