American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To bound or prance about in a sprightly manner; caper.
- v. To have lively or boisterous fun; romp: The children cavorted in the water, splashing and ducking each other.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To curvet; prance about: said of a horse.
- To bustle about nimbly or eagerly: said of a person.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. Local slang, U. S. To prance ostentatiously; -- said of a horse or his rider.
- v. play boisterously
- Possibly alteration of curvet. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“We don't "cavort" a whole lot, but we do play hard and we don't stay home just because it's wet out.”
“But I think part of the way he did that was, as David mentioned, these were not the typical celebrity spoiled kids who are allowed to go - allowed to kind of cavort and go out and do whatever they want.”
“If you "cavort" on a beach without your top, you are "cavorting" without your BRAINS.”
“While gazing at the industrious insects, novelty-toy entrepreneur Milton Levine was transported back to childhood and his uncle's farm, where he collected ants in jars and watched them "cavort," Mr. Levine told the Los Angeles Times in 2002.”
“Her bold hands coax the thread through white cotton, relinquishing a fragment of the kaleidoscopic hues within her soul to cavort freely across the snowy landscape.”
“The ears listen too, as this body starts to stretch and cavort, gracefully as possible on the uneven surface, then freezes in the beginnings of a movement.”
“With a quick cavort he regained his seat and proceeded to fight with the mare for control.”
“At the foot of the cliffs, several species of dolphin cavort in the waves, regularly spotted by visitors from small boats.”
“A paper moon is bowled gently around the stage; big shadows cavort on the walls.”
“Kind of like how tectonic plates would view the constant waves of new species that cavort on their backs.”
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