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Caper appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Enola repacified art I trade if I caper alone.
  • War distracts if I caper up pure pacifist carts I draw.
  • "Pure pacifists are deponed", I sniff, "inside no pederasts if I caper up."
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun caper:

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Definition of the noun caper

What does caper mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: capers

  1. any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
  2. pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic word: pickle = vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar
    • part of: Capparis spinosa / common caper = prostrate spiny shrub of the Mediterranean region cultivated for its greenish flower buds which are pickled
  3. a crime (especially a robbery)
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of caper: job
    • more generic word: robbery = larceny by threat of violence
  4. a playful leap or hop
  5. gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
  6. a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

Alternative definition of the noun caper

noun

  1. A frolicsome leap or spring; a skip; a jump, as in mirth or dancing; a prank.
  2. A vessel formerly used by the Dutch; privateer.
  3. The pungent grayish green flower bud of the European and Oriental caper (Capparis spinosa), which is pickled and eaten.
  4. A plant of the genus Capparis, also called caper bush, caper tree.
  5. A crime, especially theft, or a narrative about such a crime.
  6. [Scotland] the capercaillie.

Definition of the verb caper

What does caper mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: capered | capering | capers

  1. jump about playfully
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic words: bound / jump / leap / spring = move forward by leaps and bounds

Alternative definition of the verb caper

verb

  1. To leap or jump about in a sprightly manner; to cut capers; to skip; to spring; to prance; to dance.

Person

Who is Caper?

Caper is a dubstep musical artist from the UK.

Character

Caper is a fictional character from the Japanese anime television series Mrs. Pepper Pot.

Writings

  1. "Caper" is a book by Lawrence Sanders.
    • genre: Fiction
    • subject: Adventure
  2. "Caper" is a book by Paul Vangelisti.
  3. "Caper" is a book by Ray DiPalma.

Miscellanea

  1. CAPER: The Camara Argentina de Proveedores y Fabricantes de Equipos de Radiodifusion is an organization that promotes and protects the interests of radio and television broadcasters in the Republic of Argentina. Created in 1988 as replacement of Camara Argentina de Industria Electronica.
  2. Caper: With no financial reward for their heroics, four superheroes are forced into a secret life of crime.
  3. Caper is a protein.
    • also known as RNA-binding region (RNP1, RRM) containing 2; HCC1; Rnpc2; CC1.3
  4. Caper a.k.a. RNA binding motif protein 39 is a gene.
    • also known as splicing factor HCC1; hepatocellular carcinoma protein 1; coactivator of activating protein-1 and estrogen receptors; RNA-binding region (RNP1, RRM) containing 2; splicing factor CC1.3

Phrases with Caper

Phrases starting with the word Caper:

  1. caper tree
  2. Caper-Tree
  3. caper sauce
  4. Caper Elimia
  5. caper family
  6. caper spurge
  7. Caper Cutting
  8. Caper-Cutting

Phrases ending with the word Caper:

  1. bean caper
  2. Cut a Caper
  3. Hoary Caper
  4. Spiny Caper
  5. common caper
  6. Limber Caper
  7. Native Caper
  8. African Caper
  9. Bupares Caper
  10. Jamaican Caper
  11. To Cut a Caper
  12. Broadleaf Caper

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Caper

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Google previewAdventure, Mystery, and Romance (2014)

Formula Stories as Art and Popular Culture by John G. Cawelti

The caper is a special sort of action in which an individual or a group undertakes a particularly difficult feat than can only be accomplished through a stratagem of considerable subtlety and complexity. The usual structure for telling the story of a ...

Google previewTropical Trees of Florida and the Virgin Islands (2009)

A Guide to Identification, Characteristics and Uses by T. Kent Kirk

Black caper is an attractive evergreen tree that can attain a height of about 20 ft. (6 m) and a trunk diameter of about 6 in. (15 cm). Leaves and bark. The simple, alternate leaves are shiny green above and silvery brown below. They are ...

Google previewThe Messianic Imperative (2007)

Scourge Or Savior by Joseph Abrahams, M.d.

Caper refers to Bion's designation of the ...

Google previewAbdallah Jones and the Disappearing-Dust Caper / A Sufi Adventure Poem (2006)

Abdallah Jones and the Disap— pearing-Dust Caper is the tenth in the series, and the first for young adults in the Ecstatic Exchange / Crescent Series. POETIC WORKS BY DANIEL ABDAL-HAYY MOORE Published and Unpublished (many ...

Google previewTop 100 Exotic Food Plants (2011)

by Ernest Small

The caper is a straggling, spreading, vine-like, deep-rooted deciduous shrub, ...

Google previewLove Is a Letter Burning in a High Wind / Poems (2006)

by Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore

Ahdallah [ones and the Disap— pearing—Dust Caper is the tenth in the series, and the first for young adults in the Ecstatic Exchange / Crescent Series. POETIC WORKS BY DANIEL ABDAL-HAYY MOORE Published and Unpublished (many ...

Google previewCRC Handbook of Medicinal Spices (2002)

by James A. Duke

the caper is a stimulant, exciting both hunger and thirst and thus strengthening the appetite ...

Google previewAn Antebellum Plantation Household (1996)

Including the South Carolina Low Country Receipts and Remedies of Emily Wharton Sinkler by Anne Sinkler Whaley LeClercq, Emily Wharton Sinkler

Caper is a small bud of a bush native to the Mediterranean that is sun- dried and then pickled in a vinegar brine. Carbonate of soda is sodium ...

Google previewHCI International 2014 - Posters' Extended Abstracts (2014)

International Conference, HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, June 22-27, 2014. Proceedings by Constantine Stephanidis

CAPER is a broad platform that aims at providing LEAs with integrated, advanced modules for capturing, analysing, storing and intelligently displaying large data sets collected from open sources. Both semantic and operational interoperability ...

Google previewThe Disheveled Dictionary (2003)

A Curious Caper Through Our Sumptuous Lexicon by Karen Elizabeth Gordon

A Curious Caper Through Our Sumptuous Lexicon Karen Elizabeth Gordon. nacreous (via Italian and French). ceLnc. feckless (Scottish) flummery (Welsh) skirl (Scottish, but, earlier yet, Scandinavian) (Demon Bildungsroman Doppelganger ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: tree caper Australia: native orange, wild orange, bumble, native pomegranate C. odoratissima Jacq. English: olive wood Central America: olivo, naranjuelo C. sandwichiana DC. (Capparis ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts (2008)

by Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull

Caper is a difficult-to-root woody species but rooting percentages up to 55% are possible when using 1-yearold wood. Successful propagation requires careful considera- tion of biotypes and seasonal and environmental parameters.

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Gypsies' Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology (1897)

by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland

Caper (American), a device, idea, or invention. Langtry and Daly worked the Chinese Boy, but the Arab is a change and then this trap caper knocks the newspaper fiends silly. — New York Morning Jour- nal.

Google previewDictionary: English-Neapolitan; Neapolitan-English (2014)

by Dale Erwin, Tessa Fedele

caper n. (bot.) chiapparo. capital 1. n. capitale. 2. adj. (uppercase) majusculo. cap maker n. (hatter) cuppularo. capon n. capone, cuoccio. caprice n. crapiccio, schiribizzo, verrizzo; caprices zirre-zirre. capricious adj. crapicciuso, ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1754)

Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving All Sorts of Trees, Plants, and Flowers, for the Kitchen, Fruit, and Pleasure Gardens; as Also Those which are Used in Medicine. With Directions for the Culture of Vineyards, and Making of Wine in England. In which Likewise are Included the Practical Parts of Husbandry by Philip Miller

The large-fruited Caper, without Thorns. z. CaPp'aRis fpinofa, fructu mi- nore, folio rotunda. C. B. P. Prickly round leav'd Caper, with a small Fruit. 3. Capparis folio aiuto. C. B. P. Sharp-leav'd Caper. 4. Capparis Americana arhore- scens, ...

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Small photo of Capers in a bowl on white wooden background. A bunch of marinated (pickled) edible fruits of Capparis. Caper berries are used as a garnish. Capers with selective focus, macro, close up. Copy space.Small photo of Capers in a bowl on white wooden background. A bunch of marinated (pickled) edible fruits of Capparis. Caper berries are used as a garnish. Capers with selective focus, macro, close up. Copy space.Small photo of Capers in a bowl on white wooden background. A bunch of marinated (pickled) edible fruits of Capparis. Caper berries are used as a garnish. Capers with selective focus, macro, close up. Copy space.Small photo of Capers in a bowl on white wooden background. A bunch of marinated (pickled) edible fruits of Capparis. Caper berries are used as a garnish. Capers with selective focus, macro, close up. Copy space.Small photo of Capers in a bowl on white wooden background. A bunch of marinated (pickled) edible fruits of Capparis. Caper berries are used as a garnish. Capers with selective focus, macro, close up. Copy space.Small photo of Capers in a bowl on white wooden background. A bunch of marinated (pickled) edible fruits of Capparis. Caper berries are used as a garnish. Capers with selective focus, macro, close up. Copy space.Small photo of Caper bush with caper fruit in italy More...

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Quotes about Caper

Man's life's a vapor, and full of woes; he cuts a caper, and down he goes.
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Scrabble value of C3A1P3E1R1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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