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gambol (verb) jump or skip about in play.
When children gambol they jump or skip about in a lively manner enjoying themselves. So do lambs and pups gambol when they jump about and play. Children like to gambol when they are in a playful mood; that is, they frisk and jump merrily when they are in a mood to enjoy play.
- It delighted the mother greatly to see her child gambol again after days of illness during which it lay dully in bed. Though still weak, the child was active.
- The pups gamboled with their master, jumping about his feet and skipping around the place, as though inviting him to play with them.