Definitions of Capering

  1.   Leaping; skipping.
  2.   of Caper

Usage examples for Capering

  1. Link, in a daze of bliss, stalked back to the bench; with Chum capering along at his side. ” – His Dog by Albert Payson Terhune
  2. Then as they grew more distinct he bounded toward the fence, capering madly about, to scent the intruder. ” – Tess of the Storm Country by Grace Miller White
  3. “ " Well, they wouldn't choose to swim about just where little children are shouting and capering – Milly and Olly by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. After a climax of capering Queen fell full length on her stomach upon the carpet, her soft chin accurately adjusted to the edge of the plate. ” – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett
  5. And, still gesticulating, still capering about, an ominous and sinister figure, he opened the door, bellowing: Vorski's having his revenge! ” – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  6. At this Miss Nugent ceased her capering and wrath possessed her that the enemy should thus misunderstand the gravity of the situation. ” – At Sunwich Port, Complete by W.W. Jacobs
  7. Sir William Farrell, who had seen the little incident, ran forward, while the man who had been placing the ladder went to the horse, which was capering and trying to rear in his eagerness to be off. ” – Missing by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  8. In spite of his fatigue he was unable to sleep, and while lying on the earth with open eyes he was amazed to see the wood bend apart before him, disclosing a long aisle that was mysteriously lighted and that contained hundreds of capering forms. ” – Tales Of Puritan Land Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Volume 4. by Charles M. Skinner
  9. It took a special fancy to Peter, and bit savagely at his horse's heels and sent it capering off the road. ” – Greenmantle by John Buchan
  10. When I peeped through the turrets, to my chagrin, I saw that the cows and younger ones had been drawn off beyond reach, and the two old bulls were, as before, capering between me and the herd. ” – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  11. But these capering maniacs, disowned alike by the old world and the new, were men who had seen a great truth unknown alike to the new world and the old. ” – The Defendant by G.K. Chesterton
  12. “ " I've seen my birthday cake, Hilda," cried Maisie, capering about. ” – The Rainbow Book Tales of Fun & Fancy by Mabel Henriette Spielmann
  13. Men and horses were capering about in the center of the place. ” – The Tale of Old Dog Spot by Arthur Scott Bailey
  14. So the capering began, and the company stood back to make room. ” – Red Men and White by Owen Wister
  15. “ A moment afterward they began capering frantically about Spotted Deer, shouting and jeering and flourishing their weapons. ” – Spotted Deer by Elmer Gregor
  16. By this time she was close beside Russ, who was capering about like an Indian doing a war dance. ” – Six Little Bunkers at Cousin Tom's by Laura Lee Hope
  17. Well, he was capering around out there, waving the paint tube and such. ” – The Risk Profession by Donald Edwin Westlake
  18. Inside, a blazing peat- fire scattered capering shadows across the smooth, stone floor, flickered among the dim rows of hams suspended from the ceiling and on the panelled cupboards of dark, glistening oak. ” – Victorian Short Stories by Various
  19. Again the music came down the breeze, clear and sweet, and pretty soon Tom came capering toward him, followed by a crowd of boys and girls. ” – Puss in Boots, Jr., and the Good Gray Horse by David Cory
  20. One of our party, in a sort of ecstasy at being on shore, ran capering up the docks, putting to flight a group of idlers, and, single- handed, might have depopulated the city of Odessa, if an ugly soldier with a bayonet had not met him in full career and put a stop to his gambols. ” – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, Vol. I (of 2) by John Lloyd Stephens