monkeyshine, roughhouse, buffoonery, clowning, monkey business, clownery, monkeying, horsing around, foolery, shenanigan, high jinks, slapstick, tomfoolery, roughhousing.
He said he never approved of parents leaving their offspring at home to cry their eyes out, while they went skylarking.
I want the boys to stand well this term, but, like most boys they are always ready for skylarking,
and the work from seven- thirty to nine- thirty is easily side- tracked.
The band relaxed, joking, skylarking,
glad to be relieved for a little while of the strain of attention.