"capers" in the noun sense
any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces
3. caper, job
a crime (especially a robbery
"the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"
4. caper, capriole
a playful leap or hop
5. play, frolic, romp, gambol, caper
gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
"it was all done in play"
"their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"
6. antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on
a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
"capers" in the verb sense
jump about playfully
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