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gallivant

gal·li·vant (gal·a·vant)

gallivant (galavant)

pronunciation:
gae l vaent
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: galavanted, galavanting, galavants, gallivanted, gallivanting, gallivants
definition: to roam about seeking amusement; gad.
On their shore leave, the sailors gallivanted in the town.Instead of studying for his exams, their son had been simply gallivanting.
derivation: gallivanter (n.)