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See definition of skylarking on Dictionary.com
  • as inprank
  • as inrevel
  • as inshenanigan
  • as infooling
  • as infrolic
  • as inromp

synonyms for skylarking

  • antic
  • gag
  • high jinks
  • horseplay
  • lark
  • spoof
  • trick
  • caper
  • caprice
  • escapade
  • fancy
  • fooling
  • frolic
  • gambol
  • hotfoot
  • levity
  • lightness
  • play
  • put-on
  • rib
  • rollick
  • roughhouse
  • roughhousing
  • rowdiness
  • shenanigans
  • shine
  • sport
  • tomfoolery
  • whim
  • festivity
  • carouse
  • saturnalia
  • bacchanal
  • gaiety
  • debauch
  • carousal
  • jollity
  • wassail
  • gala
  • merriment
  • party
  • spree
  • frolic
  • high jinks
  • whoopee
  • jollification
  • reveling
  • revelment
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antonyms for skylarking

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  • seriousness
  • work
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    How to use skylarking in a sentence

    As many puffs of white smoke leaped into the air from the revolvers of the skylarking cowmen.
    THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
    More people would be strolling and skylarking along the chapel path, supposing she could have found it.
    WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
    Normally, the mundanes -- our word for non-players -- just ignored us, figuring that we were skylarking kids.
    LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
    Such a proceeding almost always resulted in skylarking, of which Simon would be the miserable object.
    EARTH'S ENIGMASCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
    He couldn't imagine the bookish and hermit-like Prissler skylarking with the fellows; the boy didn't—well, didn't just "fit."
    THE BOY SCOUTS OF LAKEVILLE HIGHLESLIE W. QUIRK
    No skylarking about, and I never have to wait a minute for a plank.
    STURDY AND STRONGG. A. HENTY
    In the park were the inevitable array of nursemaids, skylarking couples, and ragged little boys.
    THE OCTOPUSFRANK NORRIS
    As they came closer to us we could hear them laughing and talking and skylarking, like a lot of boys.
    ROBBERY UNDER ARMSTHOMAS ALEXANDER BROWNE, AKA ROLF BOLDREWOOD
    There is sure to be a number of skylarking young men on board going home, who will want to romp with any girl handy.
    ARUNDELEDWARD FREDERIC BENSON
    He was an austere man, and, unlike the brave old commodore, made no allowance for our pranks and skylarking.
    NOT PRETTY, BUT PRECIOUSJOHN HAY, ET AL.
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO SKYLARKING

    • bluffing
    • buffoonery
    • clownishness
    • farce
    • frolicking
    • high jinks
    • horseplay
    • jesting
    • joshing
    • kidding
    • making light
    • mockery
    • nonsense
    • pretense
    • roughhouse
    • roughhousing
    • rowdiness
    • sham
    • skylarking
    • spoofing
    • teasing
    • trifling
    • antic
    • drollery
    • escapade
    • fun
    • fun and games
    • gaiety
    • gambol
    • game
    • high jinks
    • joke
    • joviality
    • lark
    • merriment
    • play
    • prank
    • romp
    • shenanigan
    • skylarking
    • sport
    • spree
    • tomfoolery
    • trick
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