gal·li·vant verb \ˈga-lə-ˌvant\
: to go or travel to many different places for pleasure
: to go about usually ostentatiously or indiscreetly with members of the opposite sex
: to travel, roam, or move about for pleasure
Variants of GALLIVANT
gal·li·vant also gal·a·vant \ˈga-lə-ˌvant\
Examples of GALLIVANT
- They've been gallivanting all over town.
- He's been gallivanting around the country when he ought to be looking for a job.
Origin of GALLIVANT
perhaps alteration of 3gallant
First Known Use: 1823
Related to GALLIVANT
- bat, cruise, drift, float, gad (about), wander (also galavant), kick around, knock (about), maunder, meander, mooch, ramble, range, roam, rove, traipse
Rhymes with GALLIVANT
, pitcher plant
, power plant
, rubber plant
, spider plant
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