What does cavort mean?

Definitions for cavortkəˈvɔrt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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. cavort(Verb)

    To prance, said of mounts

  2. cavort(Verb)

    To move about carelessly, playfully or boisterously.

  3. Origin: Originated in the United States in 1793, as cauvaut, applying to horses, probably from the colloquial intensifying prefix ca- + vault; later generalized. Early sources connect it to cavault, a term for a certain demeanor of horses.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cavort(verb)

    to prance ostentatiously; -- said of a horse or his rider

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cavort

    kav-ort′, v.i. (U.S. slang) to curvet, bound. [Explained as a corr. of Curvet.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cavort in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cavort in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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