cavort(redirected from cavorter)
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intr.v. ca·vort·ed, ca·vort·ing, ca·vorts
1. To bound or prance about in a sprightly manner; caper.
2. To have lively or boisterous fun; romp: The children cavorted in the water, splashing and ducking each other.
[Possibly alteration of curvet.]
(intr) to prance; caper
[C19: perhaps from curvet]
1. to prance or caper about.
2. to make merry.
Past participle: cavorted
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|Verb||1.||cavort - 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"