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gam·bol

 (găm′bəl)
intr.v. gam·boled, gam·bol·ing, gam·bols or gam·bolled or gam·bol·ling
To leap about playfully; frolic.
n.
A playful skipping or frolicking about.

[Alteration of French gambade, horse's jump, from Old French, perhaps from Old Italian gambata, from gamba, leg, from Late Latin, hoof, from Greek kampē, bend (as in a limb).]

gambol

(ˈɡæmbəl)
vb, -bols, -bolling or -bolled, -bols, -boling or -boled
(intr) to skip or jump about in a playful manner; frolic
n
a playful antic; frolic
[C16: from French gambade; see gambado2, jamb]

gam•bol

(ˈgæm bəl)

v. -boled, -bol•ing (esp. Brit.) -bolled, -bol•ling, v.i.
1. to skip about; frolic.
n.
2. a skipping or frisking about; frolic.
[1495–1505; < Middle French gambade]

gambol


Past participle: gambolled
Gerund: gambolling

Imperative
gambol
gambol
Present
I gambol
you gambol
he/she/it gambols
we gambol
you gambol
they gambol
Preterite
I gambolled
you gambolled
he/she/it gambolled
we gambolled
you gambolled
they gambolled
Present Continuous
I am gambolling
you are gambolling
he/she/it is gambolling
we are gambolling
you are gambolling
they are gambolling
Present Perfect
I have gambolled
you have gambolled
he/she/it has gambolled
we have gambolled
you have gambolled
they have gambolled
Past Continuous
I was gambolling
you were gambolling
he/she/it was gambolling
we were gambolling
you were gambolling
they were gambolling
Past Perfect
I had gambolled
you had gambolled
he/she/it had gambolled
we had gambolled
you had gambolled
they had gambolled
Future
I will gambol
you will gambol
he/she/it will gambol
we will gambol
you will gambol
they will gambol
Future Perfect
I will have gambolled
you will have gambolled
he/she/it will have gambolled
we will have gambolled
you will have gambolled
they will have gambolled
Future Continuous
I will be gambolling
you will be gambolling
he/she/it will be gambolling
we will be gambolling
you will be gambolling
they will be gambolling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gambolling
you have been gambolling
he/she/it has been gambolling
we have been gambolling
you have been gambolling
they have been gambolling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gambolling
you will have been gambolling
he/she/it will have been gambolling
we will have been gambolling
you will have been gambolling
they will have been gambolling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gambolling
you had been gambolling
he/she/it had been gambolling
we had been gambolling
you had been gambolling
they had been gambolling
Conditional
I would gambol
you would gambol
he/she/it would gambol
we would gambol
you would gambol
they would gambol
Past Conditional
I would have gambolled
you would have gambolled
he/she/it would have gambolled
we would have gambolled
you would have gambolled
they would have gambolled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gambol - gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusementgambol - gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"
diversion, recreation - an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates; "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists"; "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles"; "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"
coquetry, flirtation, flirting, toying, dalliance, flirt - playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest
foolery, tomfoolery, lunacy, craziness, folly, indulgence - foolish or senseless behavior
game - frivolous or trifling behavior; "for actors, memorizing lines is no game"; "for him, life is all fun and games"
horseplay - rowdy or boisterous play
teasing - playful vexation; "the parody was just a form of teasing"
word play - playing on words or speech sounds
Verb1.gambol - play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"
play - be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children; "The kids were playing outside all day"; "I used to play with trucks as a little girl"

gambol

verb
1. frolic, jump, hop, skip, romp, lark, caper, prance, cavort, frisk children gambolling in the fields

gambol

verb
To leap and skip about playfully:
Translations
يَثِبُ، يَقْفِزُ مَرَحا
dovádětposkakovat
boltre sigtumle
hoppa og skoppa og leika sér
draiskotieslēkāt
sıçrayıp oynamak

gambol

[ˈgæmbəl] VI [lamb, child] → brincar, retozar

gambol

[ˈgæmbəl] vigambader

gambol

nTollen nt, → Tollerei f; (of lambs)Herumspringen nt; to have a gambolherumtollen; → herumspringen

gambol

[ˈgæmbl] visaltellare

gambol

(ˈgӕmbl) past tense, past participle ˈgambolled , (American) ˈgamboled verb
(usually only of lambs) to jump around playfully.
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