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sky·lark

 (skī′lärk′)
n.
Any of several larks of the genus Alauda of Eurasia and Africa, especially A. arvensis, having brownish plumage and noted for singing while in flight.
intr.v. sky·larked, sky·lark·ing, sky·larks
To play actively and boisterously; frolic.

skylark

(ˈskaɪˌlɑːk)
n
1. (Animals) an Old World lark, Alauda arvensis, noted for singing while hovering at a great height
2. (Animals) any of various Australian larks
vb
(intr) informal to romp or play jokes
ˈskyˌlarker n

sky•lark

(ˈskaɪˌlɑrk)

n.
1. a brown-speckled Eurasian lark, Alauda arvensis, famed for its melodious song.
v.i.
2. to frolic; sport.
[1680–90]
sky′lark`er, n.

skylark


Past participle: skylarked
Gerund: skylarking

Imperative
skylark
skylark
Present
I skylark
you skylark
he/she/it skylarks
we skylark
you skylark
they skylark
Preterite
I skylarked
you skylarked
he/she/it skylarked
we skylarked
you skylarked
they skylarked
Present Continuous
I am skylarking
you are skylarking
he/she/it is skylarking
we are skylarking
you are skylarking
they are skylarking
Present Perfect
I have skylarked
you have skylarked
he/she/it has skylarked
we have skylarked
you have skylarked
they have skylarked
Past Continuous
I was skylarking
you were skylarking
he/she/it was skylarking
we were skylarking
you were skylarking
they were skylarking
Past Perfect
I had skylarked
you had skylarked
he/she/it had skylarked
we had skylarked
you had skylarked
they had skylarked
Future
I will skylark
you will skylark
he/she/it will skylark
we will skylark
you will skylark
they will skylark
Future Perfect
I will have skylarked
you will have skylarked
he/she/it will have skylarked
we will have skylarked
you will have skylarked
they will have skylarked
Future Continuous
I will be skylarking
you will be skylarking
he/she/it will be skylarking
we will be skylarking
you will be skylarking
they will be skylarking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been skylarking
you have been skylarking
he/she/it has been skylarking
we have been skylarking
you have been skylarking
they have been skylarking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been skylarking
you will have been skylarking
he/she/it will have been skylarking
we will have been skylarking
you will have been skylarking
they will have been skylarking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been skylarking
you had been skylarking
he/she/it had been skylarking
we had been skylarking
you had been skylarking
they had been skylarking
Conditional
I would skylark
you would skylark
he/she/it would skylark
we would skylark
you would skylark
they would skylark
Past Conditional
I would have skylarked
you would have skylarked
he/she/it would have skylarked
we would have skylarked
you would have skylarked
they would have skylarked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skylark - brown-speckled European lark noted for singing while hovering at a great heightskylark - brown-speckled European lark noted for singing while hovering at a great height
lark - any of numerous predominantly Old World birds noted for their singing
Alauda, genus Alauda - type genus of the Alaudidae: skylarks
Verb1.skylark - 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"
Translations
чучулига
alaŭdo
kiuru
mezei pacsirta
alauda
vieversys

skylark

[ˈskaɪlɑːk]
A. N (= bird) → alondra f
B. VI (fig) → hacer travesuras

skylark

[ˈskaɪlɑːrk] n (= bird) → alouette f (des champs)

skylark

[ˈskaɪˌlɑːk]
1. n (bird) → allodola
2. vi (fig) (fam) → fare il matto/a
References in classic literature ?
He seldom went abroad without one or two trotting at his side, and a skylark would keep Shelley in society for a week.
Weather in towns is like a skylark in a counting-house--out of place and in the way.
But he loved the beautiful world, the sea and sky, and when we have heard him sing of the clouds and the skylark, of the wind and the waves of--
We love and understand the song of the skylark better for having heard Shelley sing of it.
For most of his poems have at least a tone of sadness, even the joyous song of the skylark leaves us with a sigh on our lips, "our sincerest laughter with some pain is fraught.
He was fond of admiring himself in a looking glass; and a merry-faced little Indian boy from the Rio Negro, whom we had for some months on board, soon perceived this, and used to mock him: Jemmy, who was always rather jealous of the attention paid to this little boy, did not at all like this, and used to say, with rather a contemptuous twist of his head, "Too much skylark.
It smells o' honey an' there's such a lot o' fresh air--an' th' sky looks so high an' th' bees an' skylarks makes such a nice noise hummin' an' singin'.
I warrant th' foxes shows him where their cubs lies an' th' skylarks doesn't hide their nests from him.
I remember once taking a tramp in your glorious Surrey hills, thinking of nothing but gorse and skylarks, when I came out on a vast circle of land, and over me lifted a vast, voiceless structure, tier above tier of seats, as huge as a Roman amphitheatre and as empty as a new letter-rack.
Invitation to Bid: Skylark subdivision water main & drainage improvements - phase ii