Example sentences for: antics

How can you use “antics” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Listeners were diverted to hear him explain, in answer to a question about his personal life, that his pastimes included “middle-aged antics,” and they must have wondered what innocent japes--or perhaps amorous frolics--the old boy got up to, until they worked out that middle-aged was his very reasonable attempt at translating du moyen age (medieval), and that antics was his Gallic stress pattern for `antiques'.

  • You can also watch the playful antics of the small colony of seals that call the island home.

  • The serious lesson of the antics in Argentina, then, is that the big issues of monetary economics--fixed vs. flexible exchange rates, whether countries should have independent currencies at all--are still wide open.

  • They are often invisible yet their presence is felt because of the annoying tricks and antics they concoct.

  • The Mexican concept of death is exemplified in the satiric antics of the calavera and this perspective is also found in the art, literature, and performance arts of Chicanos.


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