Definition of Gallivanting

1. Verb. (present participle of gallivant) ¹



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Definition of Gallivanting

1. gallivant [v] - See also: gallivant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gallivanting

gallising
gallite
gallium
gallium-67
gallium-67 citrate
gallium-68
gallium: indications
gallium arsenide
gallium isotopes
gallium radioisotopes
gallium uptake with normal chest film
gallium vs. indium
galliums
gallivant
gallivanted
gallivanting (current term)
gallivants
gallivat
gallivats
galliwasp
galliwasps
gallize
gallized
gallizes
gallizing
gallnut
gallnuts
gallobeudantite
gallocatechin
gallocatechol

Literary usage of Gallivanting

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1. Every-day Errors of Speech by L. P. Meredith (1874)
"gallivanting is a word that is used to some extent, being applied to persons that are roaming about for amusement or adventure; as, " this young man has ..."

2. Randigal Rhymes and a Glossary of Cornish Words by Joseph Thomas (1895)
"A stupid fellow, a fool. gallivanting. Gadding about. " gallivanting round." Galore. A large or excessive quantity. "Fish galore. ..."

3. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"[Marjorie was] gallivanting with the cook ; — just wait until papa and mamma come home, ... Senator Seward is gallivanting gayly about Europe. ..."

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