What does LARK mean?

Definitions for LARKlɑrk

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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"


  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

  5. Origin: [Perh fr. AS. lc play, sport. Cf. Lake, v. i.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lark

    lärk, n. a well-known singing-bird.—v.i. to catch larks.—ns. Lark's′-heel, the Indian cress; Lark′spur, a plant with showy flowers, so called from the spur-shaped formation of calyx and petals. [M. E. laverock—A.S. láwerce; Ger. lerche.]

  2. Lark

    lärk, n. a game, frolic.—v.i. to frolic, make sport.—adj. Lar′ky (coll.), frolicsome, sportive. [A.S. lác, play—lácan, to swing, wave, play.]

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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LARK in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LARK in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Kasich:

    We'll see if I can get the resources. I'm not in this for a lark, if I were to get in it, I would get in it to win and if I didn't think I could win, I wouldn't run.

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