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Synonyms for caper
ˈkeɪ pərca·per

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. capernoun

    any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis

    Synonyms:
    play, job, gambol, trick, antic, romp, joke, capriole, frolic, put-on, prank

  2. capernoun

    pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces

    Synonyms:
    play, job, gambol, trick, antic, romp, joke, capriole, frolic, put-on, prank

  3. caper, jobnoun

    a crime (especially a robbery)

    "the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"

    Synonyms:
    task, joke, trick, play, line of work, problem, put-on, frolic, antic, line, romp, prank, capriole, occupation, business, gambol, chore, job

  4. caper, capriolenoun

    a playful leap or hop

    Synonyms:
    play, job, gambol, trick, antic, romp, joke, capriole, frolic, put-on, prank

  5. play, frolic, romp, gambol, capernoun

    gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement

    "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"

    Synonyms:
    turn, put-on, joke, shoo-in, shimmer, looseness, drama, gambling, maneuver, job, capriole, prank, period of play, free rein, tomboy, fun, sport, blowout, gaming, laugher, walkaway, romp, manoeuvre, dramatic play, play, swordplay, runaway, trick, gambol, hoyden, antic, bid, frolic, child's play, playing period

  6. antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-onverb

    a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

    Synonyms:
    pasquinade, put-on, thaumaturgy, gag, john, sendup, deception, legerdemain, magic trick, parody, job, jest, capriole, fraud, whoremaster, clowning, takeoff, mockery, humbug, charade, frivolity, jape, jocularity, play, joke, buffoonery, romp, fraudulence, fast one, dupery, trick, illusion, magic, lampoon, harlequinade, antic, hoax, travesty, whoremonger, laugh, gambol, frolic, burlesque, spoof, conjuring trick, prank, japery, conjuration

  7. caperverb

    jump about playfully

Editors Contribution

  1. anacostia

    as a hoax played out in acting.

    nasa seems to be the anticosti using imagery and optical illusions for deception of monstrous proportions. jwall

    Submitted by rinat on August 11, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. caperverb

    Synonyms:
    leap (in a frolicsome mood), hop, skip, jump, bound, romp, gambol, frisk, dance

  2. capernoun

    Synonyms:
    leap (in a frolicsome mood), skip, hop, spring, bound, gambol, romp, prank, freak

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. capernoun

    Synonyms:
    dido, trick, prank, leap, gambol, curlycue

  2. caperverb

    Synonyms:
    gambol, frisk, cavort, leap, skip, prance, capriole

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#372john
#429job
#516play
#553problem
#731fun
#1007turn
#1138bid
#1291sport
#2035task
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#2520gaming
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#3570drama
#4480fraud
#4578occupation
#6263laugh
#6675joke
#7167trick
#12429gag
#13078illusion
#15524deception
#17929blowout
#18520parody
#18652runaway
#22497hoax
#23550maneuver
#27783spoof
#28571jest
#29414prank
#33962takeoff
#34001shimmer
#36784chore
#37211romp
#40207caper
#40443mockery
#44008lampoon
#47210burlesque
#47257charade
#50882humbug
#53434manoeuvre
#54297frolic
#56153travesty
#69179tomboy
#77180clowning
#79626antic
#83826swordplay
#94857frivolity
#115961conjuration
#120029looseness
#162714legerdemain
#169267buffoonery
#172788gambol
#201381jape
#208228walkaway
#231824laugher
#233386jocularity
#314702capriole
#323539fraudulence

How to use caper in a sentence?

  1. Andy McCarthy:

    That said, though, it is just breathtaking to watch the media-Democrat complex, which hyped Robert Mueller’s every move in the bogus Trump-Russia ‘collusion’ caper,suddenly develop laryngitis in the matter of Durham’s probe -- that is, when it is not outright hostile.

  2. Tom Waits:

    There's not much difference between what I appear to be on stage and what I am. I think people like that, that I'm not trying to pull a caper.

  3. Andy McCarthy:

    For all the strident claims about how the Clinton campaign pushed the government's law-enforcement and intelligence apparatus into spying on President Trump, Special Counsel Durham has thus far charged no crimes along those lines. The indictment of Democratic Party lawyer Michael Sussmann merely alleges that he lied to the FBI to conceal that he was working for the Clinton campaign and tech executive Rodney Joffe, that said, though, it is just breathtaking to watch the media-Democrat complex, which hyped Robert Mueller’s every move in the bogus Trump-Russia ‘collusion’ caper,suddenly develop laryngitis in the matter of Durham’s probe -- that is, when it is not outright hostile.


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