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gadabout

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gadabout

  1. a person who roams about without a fixed route or destination <she was a thoughtful gadabout, always picking up souvenirs for her friends from wherever her travels took her> Synonyms drifter, nomad, gypsy, knockabout, maunderer, rambler, roamer, rover, stroller, vagabond, wanderer, wayfarerRelated Words laggard, straggler; lingerer, loiterer, sojourner; bum, hobo, tramp; passenger, sightseer, traveler (or traveller); migrant, transient, vagrant; ambler, sauntererNear Antonyms homebody; denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, resident, settler




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