He was off with a bound, gambolling about her like a wave of the sea.
In your new garden I picture you gambolling with your children.
Every one hurried on deck, and we now saw that some seven or eight female narwhals were gambolling in the channel close upon us.
She then called upon a dog which was gambolling close at hand.
The first we saw was tons of her gambolling around in the water.
Down the passage came leaping and gambolling the Doctor's marmoset.
A tame kid of snowy whiteness was gambolling before the door; till, grown bold by impunity, it bounded into the room.
The dogs were the first to announce the arrival of a friend, gambolling about him.
They seemed to be great friends with my guide, gambolling around him and buffeting him unmercifully.
Gambling may be, as with a fearful irony it is called, play, but it is nearly as distant from gambolling as hell is from heaven.
"frolic, merrymaking," 1590s, originally gambolde "a leap or spring" (c.1500), from Middle French gambade (15c.), from Late Latin gamba "horse's hock or leg," from Greek kampe "a bending" (on notion of "a joint"), from PIE *kamp- "to bend" (see campus).
1580s; earlier gambade (c.1500), from Middle French gambader, from gambade (see gambol (n.)). Related: Gamboled; gamboling; gambolling.