- simple past tense and past participle of frolic
frolic + -k- + -ed – the -k- is so that the ‘c’ is pronounced as a /k/ (hard ‘c’), rather than as an /s/ (soft ‘c’).
Variant of frolic
Archaic full of fun and pranks; merry
Origin of frolicDutch 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