(Now Rare) To perform (a dance) lightly and nimbly
To cause (a game bird) to leap or come forth suddenly
To fail to play back a portion of the recording, esp. as a result of the tonearm striking a surface imperfection
(Intransitive) To play about roughly, energetically or boisterously.
Prance is defined as to move about on the hind legs, or to move with a swagger or strut.
(Ergative) To produce music on the indicated musical instrument.
To move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using one's leg muscles; jump; spring
(Games) To move over an opponent's playing piece in a board game.
To jump and skip about in play; frolic
To gag is defined as to choke or wretch, or to prevent someone from speaking.
(Intransitive, archaic) To throw oneself in a violent or hasty manner; to rush or spring with violence or haste.
To engage in or perform (a dance).
The definition of cavort means to jump, dance or play in a happy way.
To proceed despite risks:
To play or behave in a lively, carefree way; romp
To function; operate:
Find another word for capering. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for capering, like: tripping, springing, skipping, romping, pranking, prancing, playing, leaping, jumping, hopping and gambolling.