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ca•per



Pronunciation: (kā'pur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/caper.html on line 79 [key]
v.i.
to leap or skip about in a sprightly manner; prance; frisk; gambol.

n.
1. a playful leap or skip.
2. a prank or trick; harebrained escapade.
3. a frivolous, carefree episode or activity.
4. Slang.a criminal or illegal act, as a burglary or robbery.
5. cut a caper. See cut (def. 44a).

ca•per



Pronunciation: (kā'pur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/caper.html on line 125 [key]
n.
1. a spiny shrub, Capparis spinosa, of Mediterranean regions, having roundish leaves and solitary white flowers.
2. its flower bud, which is pickled and used for garnish or seasoning. Cf. caper family.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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