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Definition of gallivant verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gallivant
he / she / it gallivants
past simple gallivanted
-ing form gallivanting
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(usually used in the progressive tenses) gallivant (around) (old-fashioned, informal) to go from place to place enjoying yourself You're too old to go gallivanting around Europe.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: gallivant