Definitions for Frolicˈfrɒl ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

frol•icˈfrɒl ɪk(n.; v.; adj.)-icked, -ick•ing

  1. (n.)merry play; merriment; gaiety; fun.

  2. a merrymaking or party.

  3. playful behavior or action; prank.

  4. (v.i.)to gambol merrily; to play in a frisky, light-spirited manner; romp:

    The children were frolicking in the snow.

  5. to have fun; engage in merrymaking; play merry pranks.

  6. (adj.)merry; full of fun.

Origin of frolic:

1530–40; < D vrolijk joyful =vro glad +-lijk-ly


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"

  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"


  1. frolic(Noun)

    Gaiety; merriment.

  2. frolic(Noun)

    A playful antic.

  3. frolic(Verb)

    To romp; to behave playfully and uninhibitedly.

  4. frolic(Verb)

    To cause to be merry.

  5. frolic(Adjective)

    Merry, joyous; later especially, frolicsome, sportive, full of playful mischief.

  6. frolic(Adjective)

    Free; liberal; bountiful; generous.

  7. Origin: From vrolijk. Compare German fröhlich.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frolic(adj)

    full of levity; dancing, playing, or frisking about; full of pranks; frolicsome; gay; merry

  2. Frolic(noun)

    a wild prank; a flight of levity, or of gayety and mirth

  3. Frolic(noun)

    a scene of gayety and mirth, as in lively play, or in dancing; a merrymaking

  4. Frolic(verb)

    to play wild pranks; to play tricks of levity, mirth, and gayety; to indulge in frolicsome play; to sport

Translations for Frolic

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(of children, young animals etc) to play happily

The puppies frolicked in the garden.

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