gallivant

[ gal-uh-vant ]

Part of Speech

verb

Definition

to wander about, seeking pleasure or diversion; gad

Origin + Etymology

perhaps an alteration of gallant

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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