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Frolic

Frolic appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Stark codicil or frolic: I dock rats.
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Definition of the noun frolic

What does frolic mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: frolics

  1. gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement

Alternative definition of the noun frolic

noun

  1. Gaiety; merriment.
  2. A playful antic.

Definition of the adjective frolic

What does frolic mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. [context: now rare] Merry, joyous; later especially, frolicsome, sportive, full of playful mischief.
  2. [obsolete, rare] Free; liberal; bountiful; generous.

Definition of the verb frolic

What does frolic mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: frolicked, frolicking

  1. play boisterously

Alternative definition of the verb frolic

verb

  1. [intransitive] To romp; to behave playfully and uninhibitedly.
  2. [transitive, archaic] To cause to be merry.

Group

Frolic is a musical group.

  • albums: "Fragments of the Past EP", "Permafrost", "To Dream, Perchance to Sleep"

Music

  1. "Frolic" is a musical album of Anneli Drecker.
    • released on (10 years ago)
  2. "Frolic" is a composition, tv theme song.
  3. "Frolic" is a composition.

Writings

"Frolic" is a book by Frances Helen Waldy.

  • also known as "Frolic: a Scarborough romance"

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Google previewEnglish Synonymes Explained, in Alphabetical Order; with Copious Illustrations and Examples Drawn from the Best Writers. By George Crabb, of Magdalen Hall, Oxford (1818)

The frolic is a merry, joyous entertainment; the gambol is a dancing, light entertainment; the prankis a freakish,

Google previewEnglish Synonyms Explained, in Alphabetical Order (1818)

With Copious Illustrations and Examples Drawn from the Best Writers by George Crabb

The frolic is a merry, joyous entertainment; the gambol is a dancing, light entertainment; the prankis a freakish, wild...

Google previewEnglish Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order (1824)

by George Crabb

The frolic is a merry, joyous entertainment ; the gambol is a dancing, light entertainment; the prank is a freakish, wild entertainment. Laughing, singing, noise...

Frolic is the mirth rather of vulgar minds; servants have thcir./iWt'csiu FULFIL. the ...

Google previewCrabb's English Synonymes (1917)

by George Crabb

FROLIC, Gambol, Prank. Frolic is a Dutch word, allied to German froh, merry. Gambol is derived through French from Italian gambata, a kick, Italian gamba, a leg (French ...

Google previewCrabb's English Synonyms

by George Crabb

The frolic is a merry, joyous entertainment; the gomboi is a dancing, light entertainment; the prank is a freakish, wild entertainment. Laughing, singing, noise, and feasting constitute the frolic of the careless mind; it belongs to a company; ...

Google previewEnglish Synonymes Explained, in Alphabetical Order; with Copious Illustrations and Examples ... by George Crabb .. (1824)

by George Crabb

The frolic is a merry, joyous entertainment; the gumbo! is a dancing, light entertainment; the prank is a freakish, wild...

Google previewThe New Century Book of Facts (1909)

A Handbook of Ready Reference ... by Carroll Davidson Wright

Frolic is any gay, joyous amusement. Gambol implies physical action, hence dancing or leaping for pleasure. Prank is a freakish trick or mischievous diversion . Gambol and prank may be applied to animals. 476. FULFILL, accomplish, realize.

Google previewDictionary of Cape Breton English (2016)

by William John Davey, Richard P. MacKinnon

frolic noun; often preceded by a modifier: barn, carding, chopping, cutting, digging, fulling, haying, hooking, house, milling, mowing, planting, ploughing, quilting, reaping, rolling, spinning, stumping, tucking, waulking, weaving, ...

Google previewDictionary of Newfoundland English (1990)

Second Edition with supplement by W.J. Kirwin, G. M. Story, J.D.A. Widdowson

hauling vbl n Cp DAE frolic 2 for hauling frolic; EDD hauling-home Ir, JOYCE 273. 1 The activity of pulling or dragging fire-wood by sled in winter. 1863 LINDMS ...

Google previewDictionary of Prince Edward Island English (1996)

by T. K. Pratt

frolic Noun. Also spelled frolick. Historical. In pioneer days especially, a community gathering at a ...

Google previewHarper's Encyclopedia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1915 (1915)

by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson

The Frolic took a position for battle so as to allow the merchantmen to escape during the fight. A severe engagement began at 10.30 A.M. Within five minutes the maintop-gallant mast of the Wasp was shot away and fell among the rigging, ...

Google previewHarper's Encyclopaedia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1912 (1915)

by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson

The Frolic took a position for battle so as to allow the merchantmen to escape during the fight. A severe engagement began at 10.30 A.M. Within five minutes the maintop-gallant mast of the Wasp was shot away and fell among the rigging, ...

Google previewHarper's encyclopaedia of United States history from 458 A. D. to 1909, based upon the plan of Benson John Lossing (1905)

by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson

The Frolic took a position for battle so as to allow the merchantmen to escape during the fight. A severe engagement began at 10.30 a.m. Within five minutes the maintop-gallant mast of the Wasp was shot away and fell among the rigging, ...

Google previewHARPER'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF UNITED STATES HISTORY (1912)

The Frolic took a position for battle so as to allow the merchantmen to escape during the fight. A severe engagement began at 10.30 A.M. Within five minutes the maintop-gallant mast of the Wasp was shot away and fell among the rigging, ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Ana smooth, bland, politic, diplomatic, *suave: likely, *probable, possible: unctuous, *fulsome, slick, oily play n 1 sport, disport, frolic, rollick, romp, gambol ...

Google previewThe Dimwit's Dictionary (2006)

More Than 5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske, Joseph Epstein

be merry; carouse; carry on; celebrate; debauch; disport; frolic; party; play; revel; riot; roister; rollick; romp; skylark. raise (some) eyebrows (of) A moribund metaphor (see page 21). amaze; astonish; astound; awe; dumbfound; flabbergast ; jar; ...

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Usage statistics about frolic

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

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

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb frolic:

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Quotes about Frolic

The dog was created specially for children. He is a god of frolic. (Henry Ward Beecher)
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Scrabble value of F4R1O1L1I1C3

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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