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capernoun

 us   /ˈkeɪ·pər/

caper noun (ACTIVITY)

[C] an act of stealing or other illegal activity: a bank caper [C] A caper is also an action that is amusing but wrong: In this latest caper, Bell was caught using a doctored bat.

caper noun (FOOD)

Translations of “caper”
in Vietnamese nhảy cỡn…
in Spanish juguetear, brincar…
in Thai กระโดดไปรอบๆ อย่างสนุกสนาน…
in Malaysian melonjak…
in French gambader…
in German Luftsprünge machen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歡躍, 雀躍…
in Indonesian meloncat…
in Russian шутка…
in Turkish şaka, komik şeyler, eğlence…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欢跃, 雀跃…
in Polish żart, figiel…
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