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Definition of "gallivant" [gal•li•vant]

  • To roam about in search of pleasure or amusement. See Synonyms at wander. (verb-intransitive)
  • To play around amorously; flirt. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gallivant" in a sentence
  • "And while trying to prove a pointwhich you didn't you shoud use proper grammer, you spell it "gallivant" ."
  • "Helen writes from Athens, a propos the prospect of looking after her father for a couple of days next summer while I gallivant about: No prob at all."
  • "Based on realistic notions of human behavior, it seems odd for Justice Scalia to gallivant off to this conference."