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full of levity; dancing, playing, or frisking about; full of pranks; frolicsome; gay; merry. The frolic wind that breathes the spring. (Milton) The gay, the frolic, and the loud. (Waller)

Origin: D. Vroolijk; akin to g. Frolich, fr. Froh, OHG. Fr, dan. Fro, os. Frh, cf. Icel. Frr swift; all perh. Akin to Skr. Pru to spring up.