Crossword clues for cavort
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Cavort \Ca*vort"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cavorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Cavorting.] To prance ostentatiously; -- said of a horse or his rider.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
vb. 1 (context originally intransitive English) To prance, said of mounts 2 (context intransitive English) To move about carelessly, playfully or boisterously.
Usage examples of "cavort".
There, cavorting and frolicking in the hot mineral pools amid petrified crystal waterfalls tumbling down the cliffs, he succeeded in forgetting all about the laughter of Rhodesand Chian ships which gave him the fright of his life.
The decaying forms of Deep Fields reared up in response to the unaccustomed noise, detached arms and legs, wheels and gears, spinning and cavorting, tumbling and twirling in a Danse Macabre such as Deep Fields had never seen.
The capering figures had put her inmind of the time she had seen them last, when their black shadows cavorted around the fire outside the basement room.
Instruments were twisted to new demands, cellos made to reach the realm of violins, trombones to cavort like flutes, kettledrums given figures of unprecedented complexity.
Calvin watched the remaining mobbers cavorting and gamboling in front ot the hot glowing embers and laughed.
Calvin watched the remaining mobbers cavorting and gamboling in front of the hot glowing embers and laughed.
Kairthe and Eliste screamed, Prince vo Plume barked and cavorted wildly, and the nit zipped out of range.
There were sledders on the slopes leading down to the bayou, and kids ran and cavorted about the frozen playground equipment under the watchful, indulgent eyes of adults.
In the nebulous depths a silver bull cavorted, his head wreated with flowers.
Enid Blatter had borne their cavorting for half a dozen weekends through the summer.
The musicians were doing a blasting oom-pah-pah of brassy Bavarian folk music, and the girls, although they were cavorting on soft sawdust, contributed to the noise with the repeated thigh-slapping that the dance demanded.
She and Miss Litton remained friends all through the years, although Miss Litton refused to travel with her, as she thought cavorting about quite unbecoming a lady.
Twickenham and Thrimp, after all the speeches and cavorting were done, climbed into the airship and climbed back out again toting a great long clock, taller than both of them, and stout as a tree.
My new wife and I sat on the porch of the Granite Park Chalet in Glacier, sipping unblended Scotch and watching, at the safe distance provided by our binoculars, a sow with two cubs cavorting by the side of a small lake down the mountainside.
Being that the brownies were easily agitated, it would not bode well for his new bride to wake fully unenchanted to see thousands of savage creatures cavorting around her naked body.