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Cavort

Updated: Nov 16

Pronunciation: [ kuh-vawrt ]


Definition: verb

to prance or caper about

Origin: 1785; English


Etymology: late 18th century (originally US): perhaps an alteration of curvet


Usage:



Synonyms:

  • fool around

  • gambol

  • romp

  • play

  • roughhouse

  • cut loose

  • horseplay

Example: The happy puppies cavort around their mother’s feet.

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