Definition of Rollicking

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

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



Definition of Rollicking

1. Verb. (present participle of rollick) ¹

2. Adjective. carefree, merry and boisterous ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rollicking

1. rollick [v] - See also: rollick

Rollicking Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rollicking

rollerblader
rollerbladers
rollerblades
rollerblading
rollerboard
rollerboards
rollercoasters
rollers
rollerskate
rollerskates
rollerskating
rollick
rollicked
rollicker
rollicking (current term)
rollickingly
rollicks
rollicky
rollie
rollies
rollin'
rolling
rolling-pin
rolling back
rolling block
rolling circle
rolling circle mechanism
rolling contact
rolling demo

Literary usage of Rollicking

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of Humorous Verse by Carolyn Wells (1920)
"THE rollicking MASTODON A rollicking Mastodon lived in Spain, In the trunk of a Tranquil Tree. ... rollicking ..."

2. The Savoy Opera and the Savoyards by Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald (1899)
"... of the Sally Lunn and bun which would bring a rueful smile to the face even of the most dyspeptic. The 'rollicking bun ' has become ' a common form. ..."

3. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1862)
"... found in the world than that possessed by the intelligent, rollicking printer. The State Journal has given to the confederate service some fifteen men. ..."

4. The Savoy Opera and the Savoyards by Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald (1894)
"The 'rollicking bun ' has become ' a common form.' The success of this experiment—and it was little more than an experiment—encouraged the partners to give ..."

5. Hawthorne and His Circle by Julian Hawthorne (1903)
"... in loco—A rollicking world of happy fools—Endless sunshine of some sort— Greenwich Fair was worth a hundred of it—They thundered past, never drawing ..."

6. Hawthorne and His Circle by Julian Hawthorne (1903)
"... loco—A rollicking world of happy fools—Endless sunshine of some sort—• Greenwich Fair was worth a hundred of it—They thundered past, never drawing rein ..."

7. Joseph Pennell's Pictures in the Land of Templesby Joseph Pennell by Joseph Pennell (1915)
"... without blasphemy, to share in the happiness of their people—indeed, took it in good part when they were the subject of rollicking jests. ..."

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