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English definition of “lark”

lark

noun [C] (ACTIVITY)    /lɑːk/ US  /lɑːrk/
informal an activity done for a joke that is is not intended to cause serious harm or damage : The kids hid their teacher's bike for a lark.Stupid and silly behaviour this ... lark informal a way of referring to an activity or a situation that you do not take seriously : I don't really think I'm suited to this marriage lark. I've had enough of this commuting lark.Stupid and silly behaviour
(Definition of lark noun (ACTIVITY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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