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gadabout

noun gad·about \ˈga-də-ˌbat\

: a person who goes to many places and social events for pleasure

Full Definition of GADABOUT

:  a person who flits about in social activity
gadabout adjective

Examples of GADABOUT

  1. <she was a thoughtful gadabout, always picking up souvenirs for her friends from wherever her travels took her>

First Known Use of GADABOUT

1837
GADABOUT Defined for Kids

gadabout

noun gad·about \ˈga-də-ˌbat\

Definition of GADABOUT for Kids

:  a person who goes to many different places for enjoyment

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