Definition of lark verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lark

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//lɑːk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɑːrk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lark
BrE BrE//lɑːk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɑːrk//
 
he / she / it larks
BrE BrE//lɑːks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɑːrks//
 
past simple larked
BrE BrE//lɑːkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɑːrkt//
 
past participle larked
BrE BrE//lɑːkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɑːrkt//
 
-ing form larking
BrE BrE//ˈlɑːkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɑːrkɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Originverb early 19th cent.: perhaps from dialect lake ‘play’, from Old Norse leika, but compare with skylark in the same sense, which is recorded earlier. Phrasal Verbslark about