Definition of Larkish

1. Adjective. joky; mischievously high-spirited ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Larkish

1. playful [adj] - See also: playful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Larkish

larixinic
lark
lark's-heel
lark's-heels
lark about
larked
larker
larkers
larkier
larkiest
larkily
larkiness
larkinesses
larking
larkings
larkish (current term)
larklike
larks
larksome
larkspur
larkspurs
larky
larmier
larmiers
larmor radius
larn
larnakes
larnax
larned
larnin

Literary usage of Larkish

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1907)
"The shepherd was James Hogg; the larkish advocates were John Gib- eon Lockhart and "Christopher North"; and the audacious bookseller (for publisher was then ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... tinder good atmospheric conditions, the entire photosphere appears as a (larkish background, sprinkled with brighter grains or nodules. ..."

3. Kansas: The Prelude to the War for the Union by Leverett Wilson Spring (1885)
"... larkish business. The posse made short work < the printing-offices — breaking up presses, ..."

4. Mummies and Moslems by Charles Dudley Warner (1876)
"They are however a jolly, larkish set, always skylarking with each other, and are not unlike the newspaper boys of New York; now and then one of them ..."

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