Capering

[k_ˈeɪ_p_ə_ɹ_ɪ_ŋ], [kˈe͡ɪpəɹɪŋ], [kˈe‍ɪpəɹɪŋ]

Definitions of Capering:

  1.   Leaping; skipping. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for Capering:

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Well, he was capering around out there, waving the paint tube and such. ” – The Risk Profession by Donald Edwin Westlake
  4. 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
  5. So the capering began, and the company stood back to make room. ” – Red Men and White by Owen Wister
  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. “ " I've seen my birthday cake, Hilda," cried Maisie, capering about. ” – The Rainbow Book Tales of Fun & Fancy by Mabel Henriette Spielmann
  9. Link, in a daze of bliss, stalked back to the bench; with Chum capering along at his side. ” – His Dog by Albert Payson Terhune
  10. 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

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