Gambol is defined as to jump and skip about playfully.verb
An example of gambol is to lightly hop down the block.
The definition of a gambol is a playful jump or skip.noun
An example of a gambol is a light-hearted hop up a step.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: earlier gambolde < Fr gambade, a gambol: see gambado
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intransitive verb gam·boled or gam·bolled, gam·bol·ing or gam·bol·ling, gam·bols
Origin: Alteration of French gambade, horse's jump, from Old French, perhaps from Old Italian gambata, from gamba, leg, from Late Latin, hoof, perhaps from Greek kampē, bend.