frolicsome frolicsome


  • (adj) given to merry frolicking


  1. The film is spiffy and frolicsome, with a distinct vaudeville tone.
  2. But with markets this frolicsome, it's hard to imagine why anyone needed artificial thrills.
  3. This is no longer the playful caricaturing of old Wood Carver Geppetto, the frolicsome kitten or Jiminy Cricket.


  • "An Oversimplification of Her Beauty": Love Takes on Many Forms, and Media

    One of those movies you didn't realize you'd been waiting for, Terence Nance's frolicsome feature debut is truly something special. This nervy rhapsody on the theme of unrequitedness, seven years in the making, builds itself up from multiple reframings of Nance's earlier autobiographical short fi...
    on July 17, 2013     Source: SF Weekly


  • "It really wasn't my work," writes Lane after one of Wilder's essays was published in a magazine. "Please don't run off with that idea. Dearest Mama Bess, in some ways you are like a frolicsome dog that won't stand still to listen.............
    on Jan 21, 2008 By: Rose Wilder Lane Source: Christian Science Monitor

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