Thesaurus / skylarking

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No skylarking about, and I never have to wait a minute for a plank.
After all,” said Terry, “it may have been some skylarking boys trying to steal the college apples.
“Dickey is fonder of skylarking than shooting the stars,” remarked Harry, laughing.
The punchers were a reckless, joyous crew, skylarking in anticipation of the towns of the plains.
THE RULES OF THE GAMESTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Nothing breakable in it except the crockery, and plenty of room for skylarking.
FERNLEY HOUSELAURA E. RICHARDS
That very thing may indicate that it was just some skylarking boys, commented Jack.
In front of the drug-store on the corner a score of young bloods, dressed in snappy togas for Varsity men, are skylarking.
EUROPE REVISEDIRVIN S. COBB
But "skylarking" was a term applied to frolicking, to rude play; and in this sense "Skylark" was entirely proper.
LITTLE BOBTAILOLIVER OPTIC
Some of them were skylarking around Port Hudson and did not get any supper.
DIARY OF AN ENLISTED MANLAWRENCE VAN ALSTYNE
Two fellows were skylarking, but they stopped suddenly at the unusual sight of a gal.
IN WILD ROSE TIMEAMANDA M. DOUGLAS

WORDS RELATED TO SKYLARKING

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