verb (gambols, gambolling in British English, gamboling in American English, gambolled in British English, gamboled in American English)
- An instance of running or skipping about playfully.
- (intransitive) To run and skip about playfully; to frolic.
- 1949: George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, p22
- :It was somehow slightly frightening, like the ling 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 ing sparrows.
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