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gambol

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verb (used without object),gam·boled,gam·bol·ing or (especially British)gam·bolled,gam·bol·ling.

to skip about, as in dancing or playing; frolic.

noun

a skipping or frisking about; frolic.

Words nearby gambol

gamble, gamblers' fallacy, gambling, gambling house, gamboge, gambol, gambrel, gambrel roof, gambrinus, gambusia, game

Origin of gambol

1495–1505; earlier gambold, gambald, gamba(u)de, from Middle Frenchgambade, variant of gambado2

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH gambol

gamblegambol

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Examples from the Web for gamboled

  • The dogs leaped and gamboled around her, and she put them down with vague, kind gestures.

    Kildares of Storm|Eleanor Mercein Kelly

British Dictionary definitions for gamboled

gambol


verb-bols, -bollingor-bolledorUS-bols, -bolingor-boled

(intr)to skip or jump about in a playful manner; frolic

noun

a playful antic; frolic

Word Origin for gambol

C16: from French gambade; see gambado ², jamb

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Words related to gambol

frolic, prance, cavort, caper, play, rollick, hop, romp, spring, bound, jump, revel, leap, cut, frisk, skip, lark, roister, sport