|1.||[ verb ] jump about playfully|
|Related terms:||jump play|
|2.||[ noun ] a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement|
|Synonyms:||trick joke put-on prank antic|
|Related terms:||diversion practical_joke dirty_trick clown|
|3.||[ noun ] (food) pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces|
|Related terms:||pickle common_caper|
|4.||[ noun ] (botany) any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis|
|Related terms:||shrub native_pomegranate caper_tree native_orange common_caper caper_tree Capparis|
|5.||[ noun ] (law,criminal law) a crime (especially a robbery)|
"the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"
|6.||[ noun ] a playful leap or hop|
|7.||[ noun ] gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement|
|Synonyms:||frolic gambol romp play|
"it was all done in play" "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"
|Related terms:||diversion horseplay flirt teasing word_play game folly play play skylark|