Associations to the word «Lark»


LARK, noun. Any of various small, singing passerine birds of the family Alaudidae.
LARK, noun. Any of various similar-appearing birds, but usually ground-living, such as the meadowlark and titlark.
LARK, noun. One who wakes early; one who is up with the larks.
LARK, verb. To catch larks.
LARK, noun. A romp, frolic, some fun.
LARK, noun. A prank.
LARK, verb. To sport, engage in harmless pranking.
LARK, verb. To frolic, engage in carefree adventure.
LARK, proper noun. A surname​, from lark as a byname or for a catcher and seller of larks.
LARK, proper noun. A patronymic surname​ shortened from Larkin, a medieval diminutive of Laurence.
LARK, proper noun. A male given name occasionally transferred from the surnames.
LARK, proper noun. A female given name from the lark bird.

Dictionary definition

LARK, noun. North American songbirds having a yellow breast.
LARK, noun. A songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country; has streaky brown plumage.
LARK, noun. Any of numerous predominantly Old World birds noted for their singing.
LARK, noun. Any carefree episode.
LARK, verb. Play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats