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

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Gambol (to frolic; leap playfully) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's essential words for the GRE, which includes 800 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

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Definition of the noun gambol

What does gambol mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: gambols

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

Alternative definition of the noun gambol

noun

  1. An instance of running or skipping about playfully.

Definition of the verb gambol

What does gambol mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: gambolled, gambolling

  1. play boisterously

Alternative definition of the verb gambol

verb

  1. [intransitive] To move about playfully; to frolic.
  2. [British, regional] to do a forward roll

Character

Gambol is a fictional character from the 2008 film The Dark Knight.

Music

"Gambol" is a musical album of Gravity Wave.

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Google previewEnglish Synonymes, with Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from the Best Writers (1854)

by George Crabb

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

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, wildentertainment. Taughing, singing, noise , and feasting, constitute the frolic of the careless mind; it belongs to a company; conceit ...

Google previewDog Days and Dandelions (2003)

A Lively Guide to the Animal Meanings Behind Everyday Words by Martha Barnette

GAMBOL The verb to gambol means to “leap playfully here and there”— to “frolic, ” “skip,” or “caper about”—but it comes from the French word gambade, meaning “a horse'sjump.” See CAPER. Gambade, in turn, comes from the Old Italian ...

Google previewCrabb's English Synonymes (1917)

by George Crabb A.M.

The frolic is a merry, joyous entertainment; the gambol 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 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 ii-eakish, wild entertainment, Laughing, singing, noise, and ieasnng, constitute the frolic of the careless FULFIL. ceit, levity, and trick, ...

Google previewThe New-England Magazine (1834)

by Joseph Tinker Buckingham, Edwin Buckingham, Samuel Gridley Howe, John Osborne Sargent, Park Benjamin

“Yon dog that gambols on the plain.” Collins. Gambol is an affected mode of spelling gamble. They also 2S6 A New Theory of ...

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, and feasting, constitute thefrolic of the careless mind ; it belongs to a company ...

Google previewThe Universal Self-instructor and Manual of General Reference (1883)

Including Many Valuable Vocabularies and Carefully Compiled Tables by Albert Ellery Berg

Gambol, prank. A gambol is a trick of ...

Google previewDictionary of Homonyms (2007)

by David Rothwell

A gambol is a leap or spring in ...

Google previewNational Glass Budget (1917)

Weekly Review of the American Glass Industry

“The Girlies' Gambol is a Ned Way-burn production, which in itself is sufficient guaranty of delightful entertainment and spectacular scenery, costumes and lighting efiects. Mr. Wayburn is a producer of international activi'ies and has been ...

Google previewEnglish synonyms explained (1844)

with copious illustrations and examples, drawn from the best writers by George Crabb

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

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

GAMBOL, n. gambol [F. gambiller, to wag ...

Google previewEtymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of Difficult Words (1882)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

"Gambol," French gambiller, to swing the legs about. (" Carol " and " gambol " are the two examples of words in -ol, not accented on ...

Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1885)

by Walter William Skeat

Gambado ; see Gambol. Gamble ; see Game. Gamboge. (Asiatic.) A corruption of Cambodia, in the Anamese territory, ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)

by Walter W. Skeat, Walter William Skeat

Gambado ; see Gambol. Gamble ; see Game. Gamboge. (Asiatic.) A corruption of Cambodia, in the Anamese territory, whence it was brought about A.D. 1600. Gambol, a frisk, caper. (F.-Ital.-L.) Formerly gamtold, gambattld, gambaud.— O. F. ...

Google previewJohnson's Dictionary (1828)

by Samuel Johnson

Gambol ...

Google previewVocabulary Dictionary and Workbook (2006)

2,856 Words You Must Know by Mark Phillips

gambol (GAM-bәl) vb. To gambol is to lightly skip, frolic, or leap about (as when dancing or playing). British - born ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

titanic, vast, whopper jumbuck sheep jump advance, agitation, appreciate, ascend, avoid, boost, bounce, bound, buck, bypass, caper, cavort, clear, digress, disregard, escalate, evade, flinch, frisk, frolic, gain, gambol, hop, hurdle, ...

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Usage statistics about gambol

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 gambol:

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

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Giant Bunnies Gambol at Midnight

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Quotes about Gambol

Hares can gambol over the body of a dead lion. (Publilius Syrus)
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Scrabble value of G2A1M3B3O1L1

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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