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

Samples where frolic 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 frolic in the sense of this definition

(frolic 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 frolic ) playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest

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

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

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

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

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

"the parody was just a form of teasing"

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

Definition 2: play boisterously - [verb of motion]

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

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

Synonyms for frolic in the sense of this definition

(frolic is a kind of ...) be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children

"The kids were playing outside all day" "I used to play with trucks as a little girl"

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