Frolic meaning

frŏlĭk
A playful trick; prank.
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Merriment; gaiety; fun.
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A lively party or game.
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Merry.
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(archaic) Full of fun and pranks; merry.
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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.

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To make merry; have fun.
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To play or romp about in a happy, carefree way.
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In tort law: of an employee, that he or she, during business hours, deviated from the scope of employment to the extent that the employer will not be held responsible for harm resulting from the employee’s actions. The term typically refers to circumstances in which the employee pursued a personal interest during the hours of employment.
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(now rare) Merry, joyous; later especially, frolicsome, sportive, full of playful mischief.
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(intransitive) To romp; to behave playfully and uninhibitedly.
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(archaic) To cause to be merry.
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A playful movement or act.
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A sexual act or encounter.
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To move about or behave playfully; romp.

Dogs frolicking in the park.

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To engage in lovemaking.
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Playful behavior or merriment.

Fun and frolic.

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Origin of frolic

  • From Dutch vrolijk merry from Middle Dutch vrolijc vro happy -lijc -like līk- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Dutch vrolijk (“cheerful”). Compare German fröhlich (“blitheful, gaily, happy, merry”).

    From Wiktionary