Definition of Frolicsome

1. Adjective. Given to merry frolicking. "Frolicsome students celebrated their graduation with parties and practical jokes"

Exact synonyms: Coltish, Frolicky, Rollicking, Sportive
Similar to: Playful
Derivative terms: Frolicsomeness, Sportiveness



Definition of Frolicsome

1. a. Full of gayety and mirth; given to pranks; sportive.

Definition of Frolicsome

1. Adjective. Given to frolicking; playful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Frolicsome

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frolicsome

frolic
frolicful
frolick
frolicked
frolicker
frolickers
frolicking
frolickingly
frolicks
frolicksome
frolicksomely
frolicksomeness
frolicky
frolicly
frolics
frolicsome (current term)
frolicsomely
frolicsomeness
froliquely
frolovite
from
from A to Z
from A to izzard
from Missouri
from can see to can't see
from cover to cover
from dawn to dusk
from dusk to dawn
from each one
from head to toe

Literary usage of Frolicsome

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1. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1903)
"The frolicsome Four. "THE frolicsome FOUR/' by Edith L. and Ariadne Gilbert, is a merry little book of child adventures. The two sisters and two brothers ..."

2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1839)
"They swim alternately on their sides and backs, and dive in the most frolicsome mood. After indulging in these exercises, they again join their companions ..."

3. Personal Memoirs and Recollections of Editorial Life by Joseph Tinker Buckingham (1852)
"... the PALLADIUM came, — Old enough to be tame, wild enough to be Young, — And, with smiles at command, and heart in his hand, Took a frolicsome stand, ..."

4. On Some of Life's Ideals: On a Certain Blindness in Human Beings; What Makes by William James (1900)
"... the ladled cups, the frolicsome crests and glistening; The stretch afar growing dimmer and dimmer, the gray walls of the granite store-houses by the ..."

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