Definitions for gambolˈgæm bəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gam•bolˈgæm bəl(v.)-boled, -bol•ing; -bolled, -bol•ling

  1. (v.i.)to skip about; frolic.

  2. (n.)a skipping or frisking about; frolic.

Origin of gambol:

1495–1505; < MF gambade

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. gambol(Noun)

    An instance of running or skipping about playfully.

  2. gambol(Verb)

    To move about playfully; to frolic.

  3. gambol(Verb)

    to do a forward roll

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gambol(noun)

    a skipping or leaping about in frolic; a hop; a sportive prank

  2. Gambol(verb)

    to dance and skip about in sport; to frisk; to skip; to play in frolic, like boys or lambs

Translations for gambol

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(usually only of lambs) to jump around playfully.

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