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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement; Gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; A playful leap or hop; A crime (especially a robbery).

Usage examples (30)
  • But all Toledo police have to work with in this caper is a gravestone carved with "Conard Yahn 1876-1898."
  • This caper is gonna make for a long day at the office for the good folks at the RNC/McCain press operation.
  • I have one 5000-word caper story that I have no idea what to do with.
  • I came up with a potential market for the 5000-word caper I mentioned yesterday. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "capper" (something that tops an item or event) was when the old man cut a "caper" (joyful play) for sheer happiness.
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