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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

larklɑrk(n.)

  1. any of numerous chiefly Old World songbirds of the family Alaudidae,of open country, typically having drab plumage and a long hind claw.

    Category: Ornithology

  2. any of various similar birds of other families, as the meadowlark.

    Category: Ornithology

Origin of lark:

bef. 900; ME larke, OE lāwerce

larklɑrk(n.)

  1. a merry, carefree adventure; frolic; escapade.

  2. innocent or good-natured mischief; a prank.

  3. (v.i.)to have fun; frolic; romp.

  4. to behave mischievously; play pranks.

Origin of lark:

1805–15

lark′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. meadowlark, lark(noun)

    North American songbirds having a yellow breast

  2. pipit, titlark, lark(noun)

    a songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country; has streaky brown plumage

  3. lark(noun)

    any of numerous predominantly Old World birds noted for their singing

  4. escapade, lark(verb)

    any carefree episode

  5. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. Lark(ProperNoun)

    , from lark as a byname or for a catcher and seller of larks.

  2. Lark(ProperNoun)

    shortened from Larkin, a medieval diminutive of Laurence.

  3. Lark(ProperNoun)

    occasionally transferred from the surnames.

  4. Lark(ProperNoun)

    from the lark bird.

  5. Origin: Origin uncertain, either

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lark(verb)

    a frolic; a jolly time

  2. Lark(verb)

    to sport; to frolic

  3. Lark(noun)

    any one numerous species of singing birds of the genus Alauda and allied genera (family Alaudidae). They mostly belong to Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa. In America they are represented by the shore larks, or horned by the shore larks, or horned larks, of the genus Otocoris. The true larks have holaspidean tarsi, very long hind claws, and usually, dull, sandy brown colors

  4. Lark(verb)

    to catch larks; as, to go larking

Freebase

  1. Lark

    Larks are passerine birds of the family Alaudidae. All species occur in the Old World, and in northern and eastern Australia. Only one, the Horned Lark, is native to North America. Habitats vary widely, but many species live in dry regions.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. LARK

    A short, sweet spree enjoyed by night hawks. Also, an early rising singing-bird. (Dist. bet. "out on a lark," and "up with the lark," an impossible combination).

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Translations for LARK

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

lark(noun)

a general name for several types of singing-bird, especially the skylark, which flies high into the air as it sings.

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