- The definition of frolic is to play or engage in lighthearted merriment.
When you play around in a swimming pool, splashing and having a good time, this is an example of frolic.
A family frolics in a field.
frolic definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Dutch vroolijk ; from Middle Dutch vrō, merry, akin to German froh, probably ; from Indo-European base an unverified form preu-, to leap from source frog
- a playful trick; prank
- a lively party or game
- merriment; gaiety; fun
- frolicker noun
frolic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Gaiety; merriment: fun and frolic.
- A gay, carefree time.
- A playful antic.
- To behave playfully and uninhibitedly; romp.
- To engage in merrymaking, joking, or teasing.
Origin: From Dutch vrolijk, merry, from Middle Dutch vrolijc : vro, happy + -lijc, -like; see līk- in Indo-European roots.
- frolˈick·er noun
frolic - Legal Definition