Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun caper

6 senses of caper

Sense 1
caper -- (any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis)
       => shrub, bush -- (a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems)

Sense 2
caper -- (pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces)
       => pickle -- (vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar)

Sense 3
caper, job -- (a crime (especially a robbery); "the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis")
       => robbery -- (larceny by threat of violence)

Sense 4
caper, capriole -- (a playful leap or hop)
       => leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce -- (a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards)

Sense 5
play, frolic, romp, gambol, caper -- (gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly")
       => diversion, recreation -- (an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates; "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists"; "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles"; "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation")

Sense 6
antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on -- (a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement)
       => diversion, recreation -- (an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates; "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists"; "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles"; "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb caper

1 sense of caper

Sense 1
caper -- (jump about playfully)
       => jump, leap, bound, spring -- (move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?")

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