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Synonyms for frolic
ˈfrɒl ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. play, frolic, romp, gambol, caper(verb)

    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"

    turn, put-on, joke, shoo-in, shimmer, caper, 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, child's play, playing period

  2. frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run around, lark about(verb)

    play boisterously

    "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"

    boast, sport, lark, romp, run around, amuse, lark about, divert, rollick, disport, cavort, frisk, gambol, feature, skylark

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. frolic

    Entertainment and recreation imply thought and mental occupation, tho in an agreeable, refreshing way; they are therefore words of a high order. Entertainment, apart from its special senses of a public performance or a social party, and predominantly even there, is used of somewhat mirthful mental delight; recreation may, and usually does, combine the mental with the physical. Amusement and pastime are nearly equivalent, the latter probably the lighter word; many slight things may be pastimes which we should hardly dignify by the name of amusements. Sports are almost wholly on the physical plane, tho involving a certain grade of mental action; fox-hunting, horse-racing, and baseball are sports. Certain sports may afford entertainment or recreation to certain persons, according to their individual tastes; but entertainment and recreation are capable of a meaning so high as never to be approached by any meaning of sport. Cheer may be very quiet, as the cheer of a bright fire to an aged traveler; merriment is with liveliness and laughter; fun and frolic are apt to be boisterous. Amusement is a form of enjoyment, but enjoyment may be too keen to be called amusement. Compare synonyms for ENTERTAIN.

    amusement, cheer, delight, diversion, enjoyment, entertainment, fun, merriment, pastime, pleasure, recreation, sport

    ennui, fatigue, labor, lassitude, toil, weariness, work

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. frolic

    play, game, sport, festivity, entertainment, gambol, gayety, lark, spree, merrymaking, prank

    study, undertaking, purpose, engagement, occupation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. frolic(n.)

    gambol, escapade, spree, lark, bender, wild prank, flight of levity

  2. frolic(n.)

    fun, pleasantry, drollery

  3. frolic(n.)

    scene of merriment

  4. frolic(v. n.)

    be merry, be frolicsome, play pranks, cut capers

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. frolic(n)

    prank, lark, gambol, escapade, fun

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How to use frolic in a sentence?

  1. Henry Ward Beecher:

    The dog was created especially for children. He is the God of frolic.

Translations for frolic

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  • مرحArabic
  • веселие, веселба, лудувам, лудорияBulgarian
  • Scherz, scherzenGerman
  • juguetear, jugueteo, retozar, fiestaSpanish
  • vallatlemine, vallatlemaEstonian
  • فریاد زدنPersian
  • ilotella, temmellys, kisailu, kisailla, karkeloida, temmeltääFinnish
  • fôlatrerFrench
  • उल्लासHindi
  • burla, beffa, allegria, buffonata, sgambettare, gaiezza, folleggiareItalian
  • 浮かれ騒ぐJapanese
  • tākarokaro, pepeMāori
  • keten, rollebollen, plezier maken, dollen, pret makenDutch
  • figlować, swawolić, baraszkować, dokazywaćPolish
  • веселье, резвиться, проказничатьRussian
  • פראָליקYiddish
  • Chinese

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