Definitions for gallivantˈgæl əˌvænt, ˌgæl əˈvænt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gal•li•vantˈgæl əˌvænt, ˌgæl əˈvænt(v.i.)

or gal•a•vant

  1. to wander about, seeking pleasure.

  2. to go about with members of the opposite sex.

Origin of gallivant:

1815–25; perh. alter. of gallant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gallivant, gad, jazz around(verb)

    wander aimlessly in search of pleasure


  1. gallivant(Verb)

    To roam about for pleasure without any definite plan.

  2. gallivant(Verb)

    To flirt, to romance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gallivant(verb)

    to play the beau; to wait upon the ladies; also, to roam about for pleasure without any definite plan


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