Rollic
Rollic Rol"lic (r[o^]l"l[i^]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rollicked} (-l[i^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rollicking}.] [Corrupt. fr. frolic, under the influence of roll.] To move or play in a careless, swaggering manner, with a frolicsome air; to frolic; to sport; commonly in the form rollicking. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

He described his friends as rollicking blades. --T. Hook. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Rollicked — Rollic Rol lic (r[o^]l l[i^]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rollicked} ( l[i^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rollicking}.] [Corrupt. fr. frolic, under the influence of roll.] To move or play in a careless, swaggering manner, with a frolicsome air; to frolic; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rollicking — Rollic Rol lic (r[o^]l l[i^]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rollicked} ( l[i^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rollicking}.] [Corrupt. fr. frolic, under the influence of roll.] To move or play in a careless, swaggering manner, with a frolicsome air; to frolic; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • romp — [n] fun; caper antic, cakewalk*, cavort, dance, escapade, frisk, frolic, gambol, hop, lark, leap, play, rollick, rout, skip, sport; concepts 292,384 Ant. seriousness romp [v] have fun, enjoy oneself caper, cavort, celebrate, cut capers*, cut up* …   New thesaurus

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