noun see skylark II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • skylarker — n. prankster; merrymaker …   English contemporary dictionary

  • skylarker — skyˈlarker noun • • • Main Entry: ↑sky …   Useful english dictionary

  • skylark — skylarker, n. /skuy lahrk /, n. 1. a brown speckled European lark, Alauda arvensis, famed for its melodious song. v.i. 2. to frolic; sport: The children were skylarking on the beach. [1680 90; SKY + LARK1] * * * Species (Alauda arvensis) of Old… …   Universalium

  • skylark — I. noun Date: 1686 1. a common largely brown Old World lark (Alauda arvensis) noted for its song especially as uttered in flight 2. any of various birds resembling the skylark II. intransitive verb Date: 1809 1. to run up and down the rigging of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • contestant — Synonyms and related words: adversary, battler, belligerent, belted knight, bickerer, blade, bravo, brawler, bully, bullyboy, carouser, combatant, competitor, contender, corrival, cutup, disputant, duelist, emulator, enforcer, entrant, fencer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cutup — Synonyms and related words: bad boy, banana, booger, buffoon, bugger, burlesquer, caricaturist, carouser, clown, comedian, comic, contestant, devil, elf, enfant terrible, epigrammatist, farceur, frisker, frolicker, funmaker, funnyman, gag writer …   Moby Thesaurus

  • playboy — Synonyms and related words: Casanova, Don Juan, Lothario, Romeo, bon vivant, carouser, clubman, clubwoman, contestant, cutup, debauchee, excellent companion, frisker, frolicker, funmaker, gamboler, gay dog, good company, good mixer, joiner, lady… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • player — Synonyms and related words: Roscius, actor, actress, adventurer, amateur athlete, antagonist, archer, artist, artiste, athlete, bad guy, ballplayer, barnstormer, baseballer, baseman, batter, battery, betting ring, bettor, blocking back,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pleasure seeker — Synonyms and related words: Cyrenaic, Heliogabalus, Sardanapalus, bon vivant, carouser, carpet knight, contestant, cutup, epicure, epicurean, frisker, frolicker, funmaker, gamboler, gourmand, gourmet, hedonist, merrymaker, playboy, player,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reveler — Synonyms and related words: alcoholic, alcoholic addict, bacchanal, bacchanalian, bibber, big drunk, boozer, carouser, chronic alcoholic, chronic drunk, contestant, cutup, devotee of Bacchus, dipsomaniac, drinker, drunk, drunkard, frisker,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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