HyperDic: caper

English > 7 senses of the word caper:
NOUNplantcaperany of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
foodcaperpickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces
actcaper, joba crime (especially a robbery)
actcaper, capriolea playful leap or hop
actcaper, play, frolic, romp, gambolgay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
actcaper, antic, joke, prank, trick, put-ona ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
VERBmotioncaperjump about playfully
caper > pronunciation
Soundskey'per
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > caper: 7 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of numerous plants of the genus Capparis.
Member ofCapparis, genus CapparisTropical or subtropical evergreen shrubs or small trees
Narrowercaper tree, Jamaica caper tree, Capparis cynophallophorashrub of southern Florida to West Indies
caper tree, bay-leaved caper, Capparis flexuosashrub or small tree of southern Florida to Central and South America
common caper, Capparis spinosaprostrate spiny shrub of the Mediterranean region cultivated for its greenish flower buds which are pickled
native orange, Capparis mitchelliismall Australian tree bearing edible dark purple fruit
native pomegranate, Capparis arboreasmall Australian tree bearing edible fruit resembling the pomegranate
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Spanishalcaparra, alcaparro, capparis spinosa
Catalantaperera
English > caper: 7 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningpickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces.
Part ofcommon caper, Capparis spinosaprostrate spiny shrub of the Mediterranean region cultivated for its greenish flower buds which are pickled
Broaderpicklevegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar
Spanishalcaparras
Catalantàpares
English > caper: 7 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA crime (especially a robbery).
Synonymjob
Broaderrobberylarceny by threat / threat of violence
Spanishdelito común, trabajito
English > caper: 7 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA playful leap or hop.
Synonymcapriole
Broaderleap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounceA light / light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
Spanishbrinco, cabriola
English > caper: 7 senses > noun 5, act
Meaninggay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement.
Synonymsplay, frolic, romp, gambol
Narrowerflirt, flirting, flirtation, coquetry, dalliance, toyingplayful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest
folly, foolery, tomfoolery, craziness, lunacy, indulgencefoolish or senseless behavior
gamefrivolous or trifling behavior
horseplayrowdy or boisterous play
teasingplayful vexation
word playPlaying on words or speech sounds
Broaderdiversion, recreationAn activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates / stimulates
Spanishretozar, retozo, travesura
Catalanentremaliadura
Verbscaperjump about playfully
English > caper: 7 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement.
Synonymsantic, joke, prank, trick, put-on
Narrowerdirty trickAn unkind or aggressive trick
practical jokeA prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)
Broaderdiversion, recreationAn activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates / stimulates
Spanishbroma, burla, chiste, vacilada
Catalanantic, befa, broma, burla
English > caper: 7 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningJump about playfully.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderjump, leap, bound, springMove forward by leaps and bounds
Nounscapergay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement

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