Synonyms of caper
danceDictionary • The children were capering about, shouting and laughing.
dance • He danced off down the road.
trip • They tripped along without a care in the world.
spring • The lion roared once and sprang.
jump • stamping their boots and jumping up and down to knock the snow off
bound • He bounded up the steps and pushed the bell of the door.
leap • The newsreels show him leaping into the air.
bounce • Moira bounced into the office.
hop • I hopped down three steps.
skip • She was skipping along the pavement.
romp • Dogs romped happily in the garden.
frolic • Tourists sunbathe and frolic in the ocean.
cavort • children cavorting on the sand
frisk • creatures that grunted and frisked about
gambol • children gambolling in the fields
escapadeDictionary • Jack would have nothing to do with such childish capers.
escapade • The whole ridiculous escapade was his idea.
lark (informal) • The children thought it was a great lark.
prank • a stupid schoolboy prank
jest • It was a jest rather than a reproach.
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bounceIf someone bounces somewhere, they move there in an energetic way, because they are feeling happy.
• Moira bounced into the office.
boundIf a person or animal bounds in a particular direction, they move quickly with large steps or jumps.
• He bounded up the steps and pushed the bell of the door.
cavortWhen people cavort, they leap about in a noisy and excited way.
• children cavorting on the sand
Thesaurus for caper from the Collins English Thesaurus