Caper means to skip in a playful manner.(verb)
An example of to caper is for children to joyfully skip down the street.
The definition of a caper is a pickled bud from a juniper bush, a playful skip or a trick.(noun)
See caper in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: prob. < capriole
Origin: ME capar, capres < L capparis < Gr kapparis
See caper in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Alteration of capriole.
Origin: Middle English caperis, capar
Origin: , from Latin capparis
Origin: , from Greek kapparis.
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