Lark - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country; has streaky brown plumage (syn: pipit, titlark)
- any of numerous predominantly Old World birds noted for their singing
- any carefree episode (syn: escapade)
...we would rather lark about in the summer than get part-time jobs...
He did it just for a lark.
I only went along for a lark.
Salad again? How long are you going to keep up this healthy eating lark?
A lark had gone heavenward, spraying sweet notes.
The lark trilled out her happy song.
• Paint the whole room? Sod that for a lark!
the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades
the sweet song of the lark
present participle: larking
past tense: larked
past participle: larked