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Meaning of GALLIVANT

Pronunciation:  'galu`vant

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  wander aimlessly in search of pleasure
 

GALLIVANT is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: gad, jazz around
 
 See Also: cast, drift, ramble, range, roam, rove, stray, swan, tramp, vagabond, wander

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gal"li*vant\, v. i. [From {Gallant}.]
To play the beau; to wait upon the ladies; also, to roam
about for pleasure without any definite plan. [Slang]
--Dickens.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bat, bat around, bum, cast coquettish glances, coquet, count ties, divagate, drift, eye, flirt, flit, gad, gad about, go about, go the rounds, gold-dig, hit the road, hit the trail, hobo, jaunt, knock about, knock around, look sweet upon, make eyes at, meander, mooch, nomadize, ogle, peregrinate, pererrate, philander, play around, prowl, ramble, range, roam, rove, run about, run around, saunter, straggle, stray, stroll, traipse, tramp, vagabond, vagabondize, walk the tracks, wander, wayfare
 

 

 

 

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