American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To behave or move in a carefree, frolicsome manner; romp.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To move in a careless, swaggering manner, with a frolicsome air; swagger; be jovial in behavior.
- v. play boisterously
- Presumably a blend of roll and frolic; appeared 1811 as rollicking, 1826 as rollick. (Wiktionary)
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“The ref fails to notice and dimisses the appeals for a penalty.45+1 min: After a bout of Norwich possession, Spurs retrieve the ball and rollick forward.”
“Those five chapters were the start of her children's debut Fly By Night, a rumbustiously imagined rollick through the adventures of the black-eyed orphan Mosca Mye and her pugilistic goose Saracen.”
“This is the band that grumbles along with the desperate yet careless fortitude that it takes to make the unbearable elements of existence become compressed into a four-minute rollick that imparts both malaise and joy.”
“The spiritual "Stand by Me" opens as a minimalist meditation, with the vocalist's falsetto set against t he shimmer of Greg Leisz's pedal-steel guitar — but then the piano begins to rollick and a chorus swoops in with prayer-meeting fervor.”
“In Act III, Scene II, left alone on stage after one of the blissful scenes featuring two of the young couples (Elizabeth and Clerval, Safie and Felix), they rollick through a pun-filled dialogue about a "beehive cap" that Fritz was supposed to bring his wife from "the milliner's at Geneva," a set piece that is followed by an obviously lively vocal duet.”
“We see Kassim rollick with his new half-American child, who worships him, "My Daddy is stronger than your Daddy!”
“Yes, it was hypocritical of Sarah Palin to pretend that she likes to gussy herself up at thrift stores and make shoes out of moose remains then rollick around in the empress's new clothes.”
“- Sam, the "hero" of Brazil, staving off the evil bureaucracy by playing their own game, as gotten by rollick.”
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