Part of speech:
A mischievous trick or practical joke.
A special skill; a knack:
An adventurous, unconventional act or undertaking.
To move about or behave playfully; romp:
To jump and skip about in play; frolic
An upward leap made by a trained horse without going forward and with a backward kick of the hind legs at the height of the leap.
A half turn to the right or left performed by a horse and rider.
In equestrian exhibitions, a movement in which a horse rears, then leaps forward, raising the hind legs just before the forelegs come down
The distance covered in a jump
(Slang) An easy win.
Sudden change, movement, or development, as if by leaping
A characteristic mood, style, or habit; a natural inclination:
To venture upon; undertake or try:
To move suddenly and violently; rush; dash
To search (a person) for something concealed, especially a weapon, by passing the hands quickly over clothes or through pockets.
To make jokes or quips:
To jump on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
To leave (an organization, for example) suddenly or in violation of an agreement:
To engage in spirited fun or merry pranks.
To walk or move about in an affected or exaggerated manner
To jump or leap lightly over
(Ireland, Liverpudlian) to make fun of. (Used in Merseyside)
(--- Archaic) To begin to appear, as day; dawn
To check the growth or development of.
To release (a spring, wheel, or other mechanical part), as by the action of a detent
An underhanded act or deceitful remark:
A mischievous act
To behave or move in a carefree, frolicsome manner; romp.
Something, as a novel or play, intended as an elaborate hoax or practical joke on the reader or audience
A specified duty or responsibility:
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