What does frolic mean?

Definitions for frolic
ˈfrɒl ɪkfrol·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. play, frolic, romp, gambol, caperverb

    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 aboutverb

    play boisterously

    "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"


  1. frolicnoun

    Gaiety; merriment.

  2. frolicnoun

    A playful antic.

  3. frolicverb

    To romp; to behave playfully and uninhibitedly.

  4. frolicverb

    To cause to be merry.

  5. frolicadjective

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

  6. frolicadjective

    Free; liberal; bountiful; generous.

  7. Etymology: From vrolijk. Compare German fröhlich.


  1. frolic

    Frolic refers to play or move about in a cheerful and lively manner, often associated with carefree enjoyment, amusement, or merry activity. It can also be used as a noun to describe a light-hearted, fun, joyful outing or festivity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frolicadjective

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

  2. Frolicnoun

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

  3. Frolicnoun

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

  4. Frolicverb

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

  5. Etymology: [D. vroolijk; akin to G. frlich, fr. froh, OHG. fr, Dan. fro, OS. frh, cf. Icel. frr swift; all perh. akin to Skr. pru to spring up.]


  1. Frolic

    Frolic is the second solo album of the Norwegian singer Anneli Drecker

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Frolic

    frol′ik, adj. merry: pranky.—n. gaiety: a wild prank: a merry-making.—v.i. to play wild pranks or merry tricks: to gambol:—pr.p. frol′icking; pa.p. frol′icked.adj. Frol′icsome, gay: sportive.—adv. Frol′icsomely.—n. Frol′icsomeness. [Dut. vrolijk, merry; cf. Ger. fröhlich, joyful, gay.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frolic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frolic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of frolic in a Sentence

  1. Henry Ward Beecher:

    The dog was created especially for children. He is the God of frolic.

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  • مرحArabic
  • веселие, лудувам, веселба, лудорияBulgarian
  • Scherz, scherzenGerman
  • jugueteo, fiesta, juguetear, retozarSpanish
  • vallatlemine, vallatlemaEstonian
  • فریاد زدنPersian
  • kisailu, temmeltää, kisailla, karkeloida, temmellys, ilotellaFinnish
  • fôlatrerFrench
  • उल्लासHindi
  • buffonata, allegria, gaiezza, folleggiare, sgambettare, beffa, burlaItalian
  • 浮かれ騒ぐJapanese
  • tākarokaro, pepeMāori
  • pret maken, dollen, plezier maken, rollebollen, ketenDutch
  • dokazywać, baraszkować, swawolić, figlowaćPolish
  • проказничать, резвиться, весельеRussian
  • פראָליקYiddish
  • Chinese

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