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gad (about)

verb

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to move about from place to place aimlessly
  • he gads about town every Saturday, flirting and gossiping with various shopkeepers and locals

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gadabout

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of gadabout (Entry 2 of 3)

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

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gadabout

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of gadabout (Entry 3 of 3)

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The first known use of gad (about) was in 1757

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“Gad (about).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gad%20%28about%29. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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