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CAPRIOLE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does capriole mean? 

CAPRIOLE (noun)
  The noun CAPRIOLE has 2 senses:

1. (dressage) a vertical jump of a trained horse with a kick of the hind legs at the top of the jump
2. a playful leap or hop

  Familiarity information: CAPRIOLE used as a noun is rare.


CAPRIOLE (verb)
  The verb CAPRIOLE has 2 senses:

1. perform a capriole, of horses in dressage
2. perform a capriole, in ballet

  Familiarity information: CAPRIOLE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CAPRIOLE (noun)


Sense 1capriole [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(dressage) a vertical jump of a trained horse with a kick of the hind legs at the top of the jump

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("capriole" is a kind of...):

jump; jumping (the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground)

Domain category:

dressage (maneuvers of a horse in response to body signals by the rider)


Sense 2capriole [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A playful leap or hop

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

capriole; caper

Hypernyms ("capriole" is a kind of...):

bounce; bound; leap; leaping; saltation; spring (a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards)


CAPRIOLE (verb)


Sense 1capriole [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Perform a capriole, of horses in dressage

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Hypernyms (to "capriole" is one way to...):

bound; jump; leap; spring (move forward by leaps and bounds)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 2capriole [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Perform a capriole, in ballet

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Hypernyms (to "capriole" is one way to...):

dance (move in a graceful and rhythmical way)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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