1 skip, leap, spring, frolic, hop, gambol, frisk, curvet, gambado:
He can dance, though he does not cut capers.
2 escapade, stunt, mischief, prank, high jinks, US crime, burglary, robbery, Colloq shenanigan, dido, lark, Slang US and Canadian job:
The capers we used to get up to after lights-out in the dormitory!
3 skip, hop, frolic, leap, jump, frisk, romp, gambol, prance, cavort, curvet:
She capered about like a lamb in a meadow.