noun see larky

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • larkiness — See larky. * * * …   Universalium

  • larkiness — lark·i·ness …   English syllables

  • larkiness — ˈlärkēnə̇s, ˈlȧk , kin noun ( es) Etymology: larky + ness : light hearted gaiety : sportiveness …   Useful english dictionary

  • larky — adjective (larkier; est) Date: 1841 1. given to or ready for larking ; sportive 2. resulting from a lark • larkiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • lark — lark1 /lahrk/, n. 1. any of numerous, chiefly Old World oscine birds, of the family Alaudidae, characterized by an unusually long, straight hind claw, esp. the skylark, Alauda arvensis. 2. any of various similar birds of other families, as the… …   Universalium

  • lark — lark1 noun 1》 a songbird with brown streaky plumage, elongated hind claws, and a song that is delivered on the wing. [Alauda arvensis (skylark) and other species, family Alaudidae.]     ↘used in names of similar birds of other families, e.g.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • lark — 1. n. 1 any small bird of the family Alaudidae with brown plumage, elongated hind claws and tuneful song, esp. the skylark. 2 any of various similar birds such as the meadow lark. Etymology: OE laferce, laeligwerce, of unkn. orig. 2. n. & v.… …   Useful english dictionary

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