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

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