Simple Definition of gallivant
: to go or travel to many different places for pleasure
Full Definition of gallivant
1 : to go about usually ostentatiously or indiscreetly with members of the opposite sex
2 : to travel, roam, or move about for pleasure
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.
Variants of gallivant
Origin of gallivant
perhaps alteration of 3gallant
First Known Use: 1823
GALLIVANT Defined for Kids
Definition of gallivant
: to travel from place to place doing things for pleasure <“Abandoning … his four little children to go gallivanting off on wild adventures …” — Madeleine L'Engle, A Wrinkle in Time>
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