Frolic

  • 1 Frolic — may refer to: * Frolic (law), a concept in tort law * Frolic (Anneli Dreker album), a 2005 solo album by Anneli Drecker of Bel Canto * HMS Frolic , one of several ships of the British Royal Navy * USS Frolic , one of several ships of the United… …

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  • 2 frolic — I noun amusement, antic, caper, carousal, drollery, entertainment, escapade, fun, gaiety, gambol, jocoseness, jollity, joviality, lark, merriment, merrymaking, mirth, play, pleasantry, recreation, rollick, romp, vagary associated concepts: detour …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Frolic — Frol ic (fr[o^]l [i^]k), a. [D. vroolijk; akin to G. fr[ o]lich, fr. froh, OHG. fr[=o], Dan. fro, OS. fr[=a]h, cf. Icel. fr[=a]r swift; all perh. akin to Skr. pru to spring up.] Full of levity; dancing, playing, or frisking about; full of pranks; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Frolic — Frol ic, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Frolicked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Frolicking}.] To play wild pranks; to play tricks of levity, mirth, and gayety; to indulge in frolicsome play; to sport. [1913 Webster] Hither, come hither, and frolic and play. Tennyson …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Frolic — Frol ic, n. 1. A wild prank; a flight of levity, or of gayety and mirth. [1913 Webster] He would be at his frolic once again. Roscommon. [1913 Webster] 2. A scene of gayety and mirth, as in lively play, or in dancing; a merrymaking. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Frolic — bezeichnet eine Tierfuttermarke der Mars Incorporated ein Album der Sängerin Anneli Drecker als HMS Frolic mehrere Schiffe der britischen Royal Navy Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unters …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 7 frolic — n. m. (Acadie) Grande fête collective. Le frolic acadien de Moncton …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 8 frolic — vb *play, sport, disport, rollick, romp, gambol frolic n play, sport, disport, rollick, romp, gambol (see under PLAY vb) Analogous words: *fun, jest, game, play, sport: caper, *prank, antic, monkeyshine, dido: levity, tightness, frivolity …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 frolic — [n] amusement, revel antic, drollery, escapade, fun, fun and games*, gaiety, gambol, game, high jinks*, joke, joviality, lark, merriment, monkeyshines*, play, prank, romp, shenanigan*, skylarking*, sport, spree, tomfoolery*, trick; concepts… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 frolic — 1530s, as an adj., joyous, merry, from M.Du. vrolyc (adj.) happy, from vro merry, glad, + lyc like. Cognate of Ger. fröhlich happy. The stem is cognate with O.N. frar swift, M.E. frow hasty, from PIE *preu (see FROG …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 frolic — verb has inflected forms frolicked, frolicking …

    Modern English usage

  • 12 frolic — ► VERB (frolicked, frolicking) ▪ play or move about in a cheerful and lively way. ► NOUN ▪ a playful action or movement. DERIVATIVES frolicker noun. ORIGIN from Dutch vrolijk merry, cheerful …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 frolic — [fräl′ik] adj. [Du vroolijk < MDu vrō, merry, akin to Ger froh, prob. < IE base * preu , to leap > FROG] Archaic full of fun and pranks; merry n. 1. a playful trick; prank 2. a lively party or game 3. merriment; gaiety; fun vi. frol …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 frolic — [[t]frɒ̱lɪk[/t]] frolics, frolicking, frolicked VERB When people or animals frolic, they play or move in a lively, happy way. Tourists sunbathe and frolic in the ocean. ...lambs frolicking in the fields. N VAR Frolic is also a noun. Their… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 frolic — I UK [ˈfrɒlɪk] / US [ˈfrɑlɪk] verb [intransitive] Word forms frolic : present tense I/you/we/they frolic he/she/it frolics present participle frolicking past tense frolicked past participle frolicked to play in a happy way with a lot of energy… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 frolic — 1. adjective /ˈfɹɒlɪk,ˈfɹɑːlɪk/ Merry, joyous; later especially, frolicsome, sportive, full of playful mischief. Beale, under this frolic menace, took nothing back at all; he was indeed apparently on the point of repeating his extravagence, but… …

    Wiktionary

  • 17 Frolic — Projet:Entreprises/Cartographie des marques par groupe Vous trouverez dans cette page une liste de 2 452 marques ou noms de sociétés avec en correspondance le nom du groupe qui en est propriétaire ou qui les contrôle. Cette liste n est pas… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 18 frolic — verb Frolic is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑lamb …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 frolic — frol|ic1 [ˈfrɔlık US ˈfra: ] v past tense and past participle frolicked present participle frolicking [i]written [Date: 1500 1600; : Dutch; Origin: vroolijk happy ] to play in an active happy way ▪ Lambs frolicked in the next field. frolic 2… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 frolic — frol|ic1 [ fralık ] verb intransitive to play in a happy way with a lot of energy and movement frolic frol|ic 2 [ fralık ] noun count a happy lively game or activity …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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