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English definition of “caper”

caper

noun  /ˈkeɪ·pər/ us  

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)

[C usually pl] a small, dark green flower bud prepared for use as a flavoring for food
(Definition of caper from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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