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 ?
As soon as I clasped my arms about the neck of the devoted fellow, and he jogged off with me, the crowd--composed chiefly of young girls and boys--followed after, shouting and capering with infinite glee, and accompanied us to the banks of the stream.
While we continued gazing at this sight, dark figures appeared moving to and fro before the flames; while others, dancing and capering about, looked like so many demons.
The continual sight of the fiend shapes before me, capering half in smoke and half in fire, these at last begat kindred visions in my soul, so soon as I began to yield to that unaccountable drowsiness which ever would come over me at a midnight helm.
What's better: bluefintuna with capers or a capering tuna?