caper

Part of speech: verb

To leap playfully; frisk.

Part of speech: noun

Leaping or frisking; prank.

Part of speech: noun

The flower buds of a Mediterranean shrub, used as a condiment.

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Usage examples "caper":

  1. But when the story came complete at last- and this always sprang on him quite suddenly- he wanted to caper and fling his arms about and sing aloud; and did so, if nobody happened to be looking. - "The Ship of Stars", Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  2. They curvet and caper to be forward unavailingly. - "The Tragic Comedians, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
  3. He 's got about eight feet by five to caper on, and all London gaping at him- geese! - "The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.