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

2 senses of capriole

Sense 1
capriole -- ((dressage) a vertical jump of a trained horse with a kick of the hind legs at the top of the jump)
       => jump, jumping -- (the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected")

Sense 2
caper, capriole -- (a playful leap or hop)
       => leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce -- (a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards)

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

2 senses of capriole

Sense 1
capriole -- (perform a capriole, of horses in dressage)
       => 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?")

Sense 2
capriole -- (perform a capriole, in ballet)
       => dance -- (move in a graceful and rhythmical way; "The young girl danced into the room")

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