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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
caper /'keipə/
  • danh từ
    • (thực vật học) cây bạch hoa
    • (số nhiều) nụ bạch hoa giầm (để chế nước sốt)
    • danh từ
      • sự nhảy cỡn, sự nhảy lò cò
        • to cut capers; to cut a caper: nhảy cỡn
      • (số nhiều) hành vi dại dột; hành động kỳ cục
      • nội động từ
        • nhảy cỡn, nhảy lò cò
        • hành động dại dột; hành động kỳ cục
      Concise Dictionary
      +any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
      +pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces
      +a crime (especially a robbery)
      +a playful leap or hop
      +gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
      +a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
      +jump about playfully
      Thesaurus Dictionary
      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.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, verb
      + noun
      1 [usually pl.] the small green flower BUD of a Mediterranean bush, preserved in VINEGAR and used to flavour dishes and sauces
      2 (informal) an activity, especially one that is illegal or dangerous: A call to the police should put an end to their little caper. + He's involved in some sort of organized crime caper.
      3 a short jump or dance: He cut a little celebratory caper (= jumped or danced a few steps) in the middle of the road.
      + verb [V] [usually +adv./prep.] (written) to run or jump around in a happy and excited way

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