Gallivant

Pronunciation: [ gal-uh-vant ]


Definition: verb

to wander about, seeking pleasure or diversion; gad

Origin: Early 19th century; English


Etymology: perhaps an alteration of gallant


Usage:

Synonyms:

  • cruise

  • jaunt

  • meander

  • wander

Antonyms:

  • stay

  • behave

Example: She quit her job to go gallivanting around Europe for a few months.

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