Caper


Caper
Caper Ca"per, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Capered} p. pr. & vb. n. {capering}.] [From older capreoll to caper, cf. F. se cabrer to prance; all ultimately fr. L. caper, capra, goat. See {Capriole}.] To leap or jump about in a sprightly manner; to cut capers; to skip; to spring; to prance; to dance. [1913 Webster]

He capers, he dances, he has eyes of youth. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(in a frolicsome mood), , , , , , , , , (in a frolicsome mood), , , , , , , ,