What does the word gambol mean?

    Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To skip sportively about.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A skipping about in sport.

Usage examples for gambol

  1. It was a toned old Burgundy, happy in the year of its birth, the grandest of instruments to roll the gambol- march of the Dionysiaca through the blood of this frame and sound it to the spirit. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Patsy stood on the stone, all trodden smooth by the restless feet of the hill lambs which in spring came from the most distant parts of the moor to gambol there. – Patsy by S. R. Crockett
  3. There the merry little water- spirits play their games and gambol all the glad long days, until they leave their childhood far behind. – Undine by Friedrich de la Motte Fouquée