from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of caracol.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • It was evidently only in the excessive buoyancy of its porcine spirits that it caracolled, and snuffed, and galloped in such an imposing manner; but the terror of the little flyer was as sincere as if it had been a royal Bengal tiger.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 55, No. 343, May 1844

  • Moreover, the mare caracolled ornamentally in the rays of the acetylene, and the stable-boy had to skip down quick and hold her head.

    The Grim Smile of the Five Towns

  • Broughams whirled and bright barouches glanced, troops of social cavalry cantered and caracolled in morning rides, and the bells of prancing ponies, lashed by delicate hands, jingled in the laughing air.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.