Found 4 items, similar to caper.
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English → English
n 1: any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
2: pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various
dishes and sauces
3: a crime (especially a robbery); “the gang pulled off a bank
job in St. Louis”
4: a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
5: a playful leap or hop [syn: capriole
6: 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”
v : jump about playfully
English → English
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Capered
p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [From older capreoll to caper, cf. F. se cabrer
to prance; all ultimately fr. L. caper, capra, goat. See
To leap or jump about in a sprightly manner; to cut capers;
to skip; to spring; to prance; to dance.
He capers, he dances, he has eyes of youth. --Shak.
A frolicsome leap or spring; a skip; a jump, as in mirth or
dancing; a prank.
To cut a caper
, to frolic; to make a sportive spring; to
play a prank. --Shak.
, n. [D. kaper.]
A vessel formerly used by the Dutch, privateer. --Wright.
, n. [F. c[^a]pre, fr. L. capparis, Gr. ?; cf. Ar.
& Per. al-kabar.]
1. The pungent grayish green flower bud of the European and
Oriental caper (Capparis spinosa
), much used for
2. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Capparis
; -- called also
, caper tree
Note: The Capparis spinosa
is a low prickly shrub of the
Mediterranean coasts, with trailing branches and
brilliant flowers; -- cultivated in the south of Europe
for its buds. The Capparis sodada
is an almost
leafless spiny shrub of central Africa (Soudan),
Arabia, and southern India, with edible berries.
. See Bran caper
, in the Vocabulary
, a kind of sauce or catchup made of capers.