en-verb|gambols|gambolling in British English, gamboling in American English|gambolled in British English, gamboled in American English
#intransitive To run and skip about playfully; to frolic.
#*1949: George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, p22
#*:It was somehow slightly frightening, like the gambolling of tiger cubs which will soon grow up into man-eaters.
#*1995: Neal Stephenson, The Diamond Age: or a Young Lady's Illustrated Primer pp. 286 (ISBN 0-553-38096-6)
#*:Three girls moved across the billiard-table lawn of a great manor house, circling and swarming about a common center of gravity like gamboling sparrows.
#An instance of running or skipping about playfully.