American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Full of high-spirited fun; frisky and playful.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of gaiety and mirth; given to pranks; sportive.
- Synonyms Gay. frisky, lively, playful, coltish.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Full of gayety and mirth; given to pranks; sportive.
- adj. given to merry frolicking
- frolic + -some (Wiktionary)
“Too staid for the formation of ripples, too swift for calm content, the river seemed to boil up from below in a kind of frolicsome rage.”
“As Lennard and the doctor sat filling the crew's cabin with billows of smoke, the former said -- "There's a kind of frolicsome humour about these men that truly pleases me.”
“If you've ever wondered how a big family gets all their socks mated, please check out this new site by the frolicsome and fun Parente family.”
“He shows you how to be frolicsome and clever while getting things done.”
“Mélisande's restlessness with Golaud turns frolicsome, even transgressive, by Pelléas's side.”
“Heyer was never taken seriously by her contemporary critics "waggishly frolicsome, pertly paced", but "Regency Buck" and most of her other novels are still in print.”
“With acres of frolicsome Jonathan Adler-designed spaces with sceney, celeb-studded pools, communal fire-pits and Jacuzzi-hopping, The Parker Palm Springs is the place to see and be seen.”
“We see Agent B storming in to the restaurant's kitchen, devilishly sucking the spoon from a pot of sauce and challenging an atypically frolicsome chef to a French-stick sword fight.”
“Physically -- shoulder-length, curly, dark hair; neat mustache; slim build; beautiful smile or wicked grin; readiness to laugh and willingness to be laughed at; serious and frolicsome, by turns; loving; empathetic; gentle; protective and enjoying being protected as well.”
“Ms. Lane herself elegantly stripped, but Ms. Von Teese literally took the audience's breath away with her voluptuously frolicsome splashing in the giant martini glass of her Cointreauversial number.”
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