frolicking frolicking  /f ˈrɑ lɪ kɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
  2. (v) play boisterously

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Unlike the Yangtze's muddy water, the Daning's is limpid, and you can even spot macaque monkeys frolicking in the trees.
  2. She had spent Memorial Day happily frolicking in her grandmother's swimming pool, but by that evening she was doubling over in pain every time she went to the bathroom.

News

  1. How you could swim in filth at suburban beaches

    Due to a lag in the time it takes the state to test water samples, beachgoers may be frolicking in filth. Illinois Department of Public Health officials said it can take as much as two days for test results on water samples with dangerously high bacteria levels to be discovered. "That's one of the flaws in the system," said Melaney Arnold, IDPH spokeswoman.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

  2. Arcadia at ACT: Thick With Thought and Humor, an Intellectual’s Delight

    In mythology, Arcadia is utopia, Eden, Pan’s paradise, a virgin wilderness with nymphs frolicking in lush forests, that longed-for pastoral setting in perfect harmony with nature.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Berkeley Daily Planet

  3. Answer Man dives into stagnant water at dog park

    A temporary fence at the Azalea Road dog park will keep frolicking canines away from standing water that dog owners say has made dogs sick. / John Coutlakis/jcoutlakis@citizen-times.com
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Black Mountain News

Quotes

  1. "We were really slow, ineffective," Lakers coach Phil Jackson said. "One of my assistants said we were as soft as Dairy Queen ice cream. They were just frolicking in the lane. Our big guys didn't step up and play, and our guards didn't...
    on Dec 1, 2007 By: Phil Jackson Source: Los Angeles Daily News

  2. "He was frolicking down the field," said fullback Ovie Mughelli on Wednesday as he recalled Ryan's celebration in last Sunday's win over Detroit. "That just shows his youthful exuberance and how excited he was for a touchdown."
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Ovie Mughelli Source: Fort Mills Times

  3. "We took a topic that is still considered taboo in our society and used it as the impetus for a hilarious comedy. No one's cringing at the image of Abhishek and John frolicking in the sand, and no one's walking out of cinema halls in...
    on Nov 23, 2008 By: Karan Johar Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

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