Gambol - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡæmbl|  American pronunciation of the word gambol
Brit.  |ˈɡamb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word gambol

noun

- gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement (syn: caper, frolic, play, romp)

verb

- play boisterously(syn: cavort, disport, frisk, frolic, lark, rollick, romp, skylark, sport)

Examples

...dog owners chat while their pooches gambol on the park's great lawn...

...she and her old college roommate headed off for one final European gambol before returning to the States to start their separate careers...

the gamboling lambs in the meadows

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: gambol
he/she/it: gambols
present participle: gambolling
past tense: gambolled
past participle: gambolled
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