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Definition of Lark


  1. A frolic; a jolly time.
  2. To sport; to frolic.
  3. Any one numerous species of singing birds of the genus Alauda and allied genera (family Alaudidae). They mostly belong to Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa. In America they are represented by the shore larks, or horned by the shore larks, or horned larks, of the genus Otocoris. The true larks have holaspidean tarsi, very long hind claws, and usually, dull, sandy brown colors.
  4. To catch larks; as, to go larking.

Lark Quotations

I'm very crafty! One time I made a television set out of a cardboard box - Everybody thought it was a lark! This was the beginning of a love affair with the arts.
Emma Watson

A friend of my mom's was a casting director so, really as kind of a lark, I had a couple of acting jobs that had just enough exposure to give me the option to continue if I wanted to. I followed through with it.
Ben Affleck

The lark that shuns on lofty boughs to build, Her humble nest, lies silent in the field.
Edmund Waller

Jerry and I always felt that the character was enjoying himself. He was having fun: he wasn't taking himself seriously. It was always a lark for him, as you can see in my early drawings.
Joe Shuster

My biggest accomplishment was playing 'Lark' on the daytime drama Port Charles because it was the most regular acting job I have had, and I had to step in and fill someone else's shoes.
Amy Weber
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Lark Translations

lark in Dutch is leeuwerik
lark in French is alouette
lark in German is Lerche
lark in Hungarian is pacsirta
lark in Italian is allodola
lark in Norwegian is lerke, moro
lark in Portuguese is cotovia
lark in Spanish is alondra

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