Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: skylark
IPA transcription: [sk'aɪl,ɑɹk]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: skylark, Alauda_arvensis
    Meaning: brown-speckled European lark noted for singing while hovering at a great height
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run_around, lark_about
    Meaning: play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"
Usage examples
  • He almost strained his voice trying to rival the love-song of a skylark that hung among the clouds above a meadow across the river, and poured down to his mate a story of adoring love and sympathy.
  • And when it came nearer and had grown larger, both she and her mother saw that it was the "Skylark" come home again, and you can imagine how pleased and happy the sight of the pretty little ship made them.
  • The reading, I have said, had struck me as almost of the nature of a religious service; nevertheless, everything went on as before--reading, working, and occasional conversation; but the subdued talking and moving about did not interfere with one's pleasure in the old man's musical speech any more than the soft murmur and flying about of honey bees would prevent one from enjoying the singing of a skylark.