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caper

 
Noun caper has 6 senses
  1. caper - any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
    --1 is a kind of
    shrub, bush
    --1 is a member of Capparis, genus Capparis
    --1 has particulars:
     native pomegranate, Capparis arborea; caper tree, Jamaica caper tree, Capparis cynophallophora; caper tree, bay-leaved caper, Capparis flexuosa; native orange, Capparis mitchellii; common caper, Capparis spinosa
  2. caper - pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces
    --2 is a kind of
    pickle
    --2 is a part of common caper, Capparis spinosa
  3. caper, job - a crime (especially a robbery); "the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"
    --3 is a kind of robbery
  4. antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on - a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
    --4 is a kind of diversion, recreation
    --4 has particulars: dirty trick; practical joke
  5. caper, capriole - a playful leap or hop
    --5 is a kind of leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce
  6. play, frolic, romp, gambol, caper - gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"
    --6 is a kind of diversion, recreation
    --6 has particulars:
     flirt, flirting, flirtation, coquetry, dalliance, toying; folly, foolery, tomfoolery, craziness, lunacy, indulgence; game; horseplay; teasing; word play
    Derived form: verb caper1
Verb caper has 1 sense
  1. caper - jump about playfully
    --1 is one way to
    jump, leap, bound, spring
    Derived form: noun caper6
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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