cavortings

cavortings

(kəˈvɔːtɪŋz)
pl n
literary sexual frolics
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We lie ten steps from the ship and tell them how splendid the city is; and how much better the hotel fare is here than any where else in Europe; and how cool it is; and what frozen continents of ice cream there are; and what a time we are having cavorting about the country and sailing to the islands in the Bay.
There was four or five men cavorting around on their horses in the open place before the log store, cussing and yelling, and trying to get at a couple of young chaps that was behind the wood-rank alongside of the steamboat landing; but they couldn't come it.
By and by the men stopped cavorting around and yelling.
This Buulaoo did not hear, for he was already legging it up the village street to where his hideous sire guzzled native beer, and watched the evolutions of the frantic dancers leaping high in the air and cavorting wildly in their hysterical capers.
The game, however, seemed wary; for the instant the animals discovered us, they threw up their heads and tails and went cavorting off, those farther inland following the example of the others until all were lost in the mazes of the distant forest.
Also, when the father arrived to take him away, the cowmen allowed that they would vastly prefer chumming with howling cannibals, gibbering lunatics, cavorting gorillas, grizzly bears, and man-eating tigers than with this particular Young college product with hair parted in the middle.
And then was vouchsafed us the remarkable sight of an empty collar and a waving handkerchief cavorting over the fields.
Another question on the lips of many was whether the Queen might be just a tiny bit amused at the cavortings of Batman.
Against all odds, Gooding registers a more restrained performance than we're used to from his various cavortings with sled dogs and rat racers.