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horse·play

 (hôrs′plā′)
n.
Rowdy or rough play.
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horseplay

(ˈhɔːsˌpleɪ)
n
rough, boisterous, or rowdy play
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horse•play

(ˈhɔrsˌpleɪ)

n.
rough or boisterous play.
[1580–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.horseplay - rowdy or boisterous play
frolic, gambol, romp, caper, play - 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"
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horseplay

noun rough-and-tumble, clowning, romping, fooling around, skylarking (informal), high jinks, pranks, buffoonery, roughhousing (slang) childish splashing and horseplay
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

horseplay

noun
Improper, often rude behavior:
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Translations
مِزاح سَمِج
drsné žertyhrubé chování
larmende adfærd
ólæti, gauragangur
hrubé žarty/správanie
eşek şakası

horseplay

[ˈhɔːspleɪ] Npayasadas fpl
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

horseplay

[ˈhɔːrspleɪ] nchahut m (blagues etc)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

horseplay

[ˈhɔːsˌpleɪ] ngiochi mpl scatenati
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

horse

(hoːs) noun
1. a large four-footed animal which is used to pull carts etc or to carry people etc.
2. a piece of apparatus used for jumping, vaulting etc in a gymnasium.
ˈhorse-box noun
an enclosed vehicle etc used for carrying horses.
ˈhorsefly noun
a large fly that bites horses etc.
ˈhorsehair noun, adjective
(of) the hair from a horse's mane or tail. The mattress is stuffed with horsehair; a horsehair mattress.
ˈhorsemanfeminine ˈhorsewoman noun
a rider, especially a skilled one. She is a very competent horsewoman.
ˈhorsemanship noun
ˈhorseplay noun
rough and noisy behaviour or play.
ˈhorsepower (usually abbreviated to h.p.when written) noun
a standard unit used to measure the power of engines, cars etc.
horseshoe (ˈhoːʃʃuː) noun
1. a curved iron shoe for a horse.
2. something in the shape of a horseshoe. The bride was presented with a lucky silver horseshoe.
on horseback
riding on a horse. The soldiers rode through the town on horseback.
(straight) from the horse's mouth
from a well-informed and reliable source. I got that story straight from the horse's mouth.
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The Group Two Oaks was won last year by Horseplay and usually throws up some nice fillies and mares who go on to even bigger things.
Although the employer admitted that much of the misconduct occurred, it tried to defend itself by arguing that the behavior was mere "roughhousing" and "horseplay," and it was not directed at the plaintiff because of his sex.
Flag Of Honour makes a quick reappearance after running third on Champions Day at Ascot eight days ago, along with Horseplay, who continued her excellent season when narrowly denied by God Given in the Park Hill Stakes.
After watching the 5-1 shot and Jamie Spencer wear down Horseplay to lift the fillies' St Leger by a neck, Cumani nominated the Group 1 QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes at Ascot on 20 October as God Given's next target.
HORSEPLAY grabbed the Group Two honours from God Given following an extremely tight finish to the bet365 Lancashire Oaks at Haydock.
Horseplay (11-4) just managed to hold on to victory in the thrilling climax to the bet365 Lancashire Oaks atHaydockPark.
GARRY OWEN NEWSBOY 12.20 HADDAF MUTHMIR 12.55 ESCOBAR CHIEFOFCHIEFS (NAP) 1.30 PREENING NARELLA 2.10 ROARING LION (NAP) ROARING LION 2.45 LETHAL LUNCH COSMOPOLITAN QUEEN 3.20 NEARLY CAUGHT NEARLY CAUGHT 3.55 BAJAN GOLD DE MEDICI GARRY'S DOUBLE: ROARING LION (NAP) & HORSEPLAY (1.10 HAYDOCK) NEWSBOY'S DOUBLE CHIEFOFCHIEFS & NARELLA
JJ Concrete Inc., the court held that an employee who was injured during an act of horseplay was entitled to collect workers' compensation.
It was drunken horseplay. He's obviously very embarrassed about his conduct Amy Spencer
Kerhonkson, NY, August 15, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Kids who have witnessed or experienced bullying at school may walk a little taller in the hallways this Fall, thanks to Hudson Valley HorsePlay, an Ulster County experiential learning program that incorporates horses to teach social skills, assertiveness and other inner tools.
HORSEPLAY is overpriced in the betting for the Investec Oaks at Epsom.
Horseplay has been kept ticking over since then, and will have gained plenty from a beneficial spin at Epsom last week, when she appeared to take everything in her stride.