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Definition 1: gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement - [noun denoting act]

Samples where caper or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for caper in the sense of this definition

(caper is a kind of ...) an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

"scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists" "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles" "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"

(... is a kind of caper ) playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest

(... is a kind of caper ) foolish or senseless behavior

(... is a kind of caper ) frivolous or trifling behavior

"for actors, memorizing lines is no game" "for him, life is all fun and games"

(... is a kind of caper ) rowdy or boisterous play

(... is a kind of caper ) playful vexation

"the parody was just a form of teasing"

(... is a kind of caper ) playing on words or speech sounds

Definition 2: a crime (especially a robbery) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where caper or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for caper in the sense of this definition

(caper is a kind of ...) larceny by threat of violence

Definition 3: a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for caper in the sense of this definition

(caper is a kind of ...) an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

"scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists" "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles" "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"

(... is a kind of caper ) an unkind or aggressive trick

(... is a kind of caper ) a prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)

Definition 4: a playful leap or hop - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for caper in the sense of this definition

(caper is a kind of ...) a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

Definition 5: pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces - [noun denoting food]

(caper is a kind of ...) vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar

(... is part of caper) prostrate spiny shrub of the Mediterranean region cultivated for its greenish flower buds which are pickled

Definition 6: any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis - [noun denoting plant]

(caper is a kind of ...) a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

(... is a kind of caper ) small Australian tree bearing edible fruit resembling the pomegranate

(... is a kind of caper ) shrub of southern Florida to West Indies

(... is a kind of caper ) shrub or small tree of southern Florida to Central and South America

(... is a kind of caper ) small Australian tree bearing edible dark purple fruit

(... is a kind of caper ) prostrate spiny shrub of the Mediterranean region cultivated for its greenish flower buds which are pickled

(... is a member of caper) tropical or subtropical evergreen shrubs or small trees

Definition 7: jump about playfully - [verb of motion]

(caper is a kind of ...) move forward by leaps and bounds

"The horse bounded across the meadow" "The child leapt across the puddle" "Can you jump over the fence?"

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