an island in W Italy, in the Bay of Naples: grottoes; resort. 5½ sq. mi. (14 sq. km).
an island off W Italy, in the Bay of Naples: resort since Roman times. Pop: 12 200 (2002 est). Area: about 13 sq km (5 sq miles)
Capri [(kuh-pree, kah-pree, kap-ree)]
Note: An international tourist attraction, Capri is known for its beautiful scenery.
a white crystalline organic acid with an unpleasant odor, C 10 H 20 O 2 , found as a glyceride in goat fat: the esters are used in perfumes and flavors. noun another name for decanoic acid
Music. a composition in a free, irregular style. a caper; prank. a whim; caprice. Historical Examples Woman’s Work in Music Arthur Elson An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery Robert Means Lawrence Bach Charles Francis Abdy Williams An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky Giacomo Puccini Wakeling Dry Bentley’s […]
capricious; fantastic in style. adverb (music) to be played in a free and lively style
subject to, led by, or indicative of a sudden, odd notion or unpredictable change; erratic: He’s such a capricious boss I never know how he’ll react. Obsolete. fanciful or witty. Contemporary Examples Ted Cruz is Still Not Here to Make Friends Jamelle Bouie February 25, 2014 Pope Francis’s Trip to Rio: The Security Challenge Barbie […]