gambolling

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gambolling

  1. (UK) Present participle of gambol.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter VI:
      Seeming himself to recognize that there was nothing constructive to be done in that direction for the moment, he said in a brooding voice that he would take Poppet for a walk. This, apparently, was his invariable method of healing the stings of disappointment, and an excellent thing of course from the point of view of a dog who liked getting around and seeing the sights. They headed for the horizon and passed out of view; the hound gambolling, he not gambolling but swishing his stick a good deal in an overwrought sort of manner, [...]

Noun[edit]

gambolling (plural gambollings)

  1. The act of one who gambols.