What does capriole mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term capriole:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. capriole(noun)

    (dressage) a vertical jump of a trained horse with a kick of the hind legs at the top of the jump

  2. caper, capriole(verb)

    a playful leap or hop

  3. capriole(verb)

    perform a capriole, of horses in dressage

  4. capriole(verb)

    perform a capriole, in ballet

Webster Dictionary

  1. Capriole(verb)

    a leap that a horse makes with all fours, upwards only, without advancing, but with a kick or jerk of the hind legs when at the height of the leap

  2. Capriole(verb)

    a leap or caper, as in dancing

  3. Capriole(verb)

    to perform a capriole

  4. Origin: [F. capriole, cabriole, It. capriola, fr. L. caper goat. Cf. Caper, v. i. Cabriole, Caprice, Cheveril.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Capriole

    kap′ri-ōl, n. a caper: a leap without advancing.—v.i. to leap: to caper. [O. Fr. capriole—It. capriola—L. caper, capra, a goat.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of capriole in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of capriole in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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