go walkabout

Definition of go walkabout

  1. 1 :  to go on a walkabout (a long walking journey on land that is far from towns and cities) an Aborigine who has gone walkabout

  2. 2 British, informal + humorous —used to say that something or someone cannot be found My keys have gone walkabout.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

  1. :  something (as a journey) similar to a walkabout

    :  a walking tour

    :  one in which a well-known person mingles with the public

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