Meaning of “gallivant” in the English Dictionary

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"gallivant" in British English

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gallivantverb [ I usually + adv/prep ]

uk /ˈɡæl.ɪ.vænt/ us /ˈɡæl.ə.vænt/ humorous

to visit or go to a lot of different places, enjoying yourself and not worrying about other things you should be doing:

Well you won't be able to go off gallivanting around like this when there's a baby to be taken care of.

(Definition of “gallivant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gallivant" in American English

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gallivantverb [ I ]

us /ˈɡæl·əˌvænt/ humorous

to visit or go to a lot of different places, enjoying yourself and having few worries or responsibilities:

I don’t go gallivanting around like this every night.

(Definition of “gallivant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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