Definition of cut a caper in English:

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cut a caper

Make a playful skipping movement: he cut a little caper as he walked along the corridor
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  • When he clowned people laughed dutifully, when he cut a caper they applauded reverentially.
  • He, too, stopped to listen, and he even cut a caper or two in the hope of attracting attention.
  • And the hag, insisting that she felt a child quick within her, begged Bourgeois to feel how the wee jester cut a caper in her belly.
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