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  • nounantic, lark
  • verbfrolic, cavort

synonyms for caper

  • escapade
  • gag
  • gambol
  • hop
  • jest
  • joke
  • jump
  • leap
  • mischief
  • prank
  • revel
  • rib
  • rollick
  • shenanigan
  • sport
  • stunt
  • tomfoolery
  • trick
  • high jinks
  • hot foot
  • monkeyshines
  • practical joke
  • put on
See also synonyms for: capered / capers
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    Many capers are grab-and-go schemes that unfold quickly, aided by pollinating logistics.
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    Conroy chops raw flank steak from the pedigreed D’Artagnan, mixing it with capers, green peppercorns and a fermented hot sauce he makes himself.
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    Toss it with tomatoes, garlic, cayenne peppers, pasta, cheese, and lots of capers.
    THE RECIPES WE COOKED AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN IN 2020EATER STAFFDECEMBER 30, 2020EATER
    Pop open a jar of caper leaves—yes, off the same plant that gives us briney capers—and have a nibble.
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    During renormalization, complicated submicroscopic capers tend to just disappear.
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    If you can induce them to take a step to the right hand, they generally indemnify themselves by cutting a caper to the left.
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    Tell me, Caper, what idea does even that rough sketch of Venice awake in your imaginative faculties, and all that?'
    THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
    Caper's face wore a deeply thoughtful look, as he answered: 'I do see it; I do claim to read the lesson you would teach——'
    THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
    Chandeliers constructed of egg-shells, where candles shone brightly, particularly struck Caper.
    THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
    As soon as we were alone she began to laugh and caper like a lunatic, singing out, 'You are my rom, I'm your romi.'
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    WORDS RELATED TO CAPER

    • caper
    • dido
    • frolic
    • joke
    • lark
    • romp
    • shenanigan
    • tomfoolery
    • trick
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