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"caper" in American English

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 us   /ˈkeɪ·pər/
  • caper noun (ACTIVITY)

[C] an ​act of ​stealing or other ​illegalactivity: a ​bank caper [C] A caper is also an ​action that is ​amusing but ​wrong: In this ​latest caper, Bell was ​caught using a ​doctoredbat.
  • caper noun (FOOD)

[C usually pl] a ​small, ​darkgreenflowerbudprepared for use as a ​flavoring for ​food
(Definition of caper from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"caper" in British English

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caperverb [I + adv/prep]

uk   /ˈkeɪ.pər/  us   /-pɚ/
to ​run and ​jump about in an ​energetic, ​happy way


uk   /ˈkeɪ.pər/  us   /-pɚ/
(Definition of caper from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “caper”
in Spanish juguetear, brincar…
in Vietnamese nhảy cỡn…
in Malaysian melonjak…
in Thai กระโดดไปรอบๆ อย่างสนุกสนาน…
in French gambader…
in German Luftsprünge machen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欢跃, 雀跃…
in Turkish şaka, komik şeyler, eğlence…
in Russian шутка…
in Indonesian meloncat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歡躍, 雀躍…
in Polish żart, figiel…
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