caper

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Synonyms for caper

Synonyms for caper

to leap and skip about playfully

Synonyms for caper

pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces

a crime (especially a robbery)

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a playful leap or hop

a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

jump about playfully

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References in classic literature ?
At first they danced and capered around them, full of merriment and mischief.
And the bull ran little races, and capered sportively around the child; so that she quite forgot how big and strong he was, and, from the gentleness and playfulness of his actions, soon came to consider him as innocent a creature as a pet lamb.
They were going to an hotel in London to rest after the fatigues of the day, and as their fly turned down the drive, I capered on the door step, with the all-darkened house behind me.
The pleasure av your comp'ny to the banquit," said Long Jack, squelching the water from his boots as he capered like an elephant and stuck an oilskinned arm into Harvey's face.
And as the little figure capered away into the sunshine: 'They grow up and become men.