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caper in Crime topic

capercaper2 noun [countable] šŸ”Š šŸ”Š 1 DFCa small dark green part of a flower used in cooking to give a sour taste to food2 informalSCC a planned activity, especially an illegal or dangerous one šŸ”Š Iā€™m too old for this sort of caper.3 behaviour or an activity that is amusing or silly and not serious šŸ”Š the comic capers of a cartoon cat and mouse4 DANCEa short jumping or dancing movement
Examples from the Corpus
caperā€¢ This buddy/action caper will be released in December.ā€¢ This is also sprinkled over the salads, to be followed by capers and some chopped chives or parsley.ā€¢ A practical nurse brought old red wine, a silver tray of smoked salmon, crumbled hard-boiled egg, capers and lemon.ā€¢ Even at Sunday River, despite the publicity surrounding the Godson caper, there have been no other such incidents.ā€¢ A final garnish of capers adds a pleasant salty note.ā€¢ At midnight, too, some high-spirited folk take part in all sorts of capers.ā€¢ In 1977, he pleaded guilty to one caper and was sentenced to jail.ā€¢ Proof of Life features one of the coolest commando rescue capers in recent cinema.ā€¢ Stealing an inflatable King Kong may have been a student caper.ā€¢ The capers are usually pickled in a white wine vinegar to preserve them.