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galavant

[gal-uh-vant, gal-uh-vant] /ˈgæl əˌvænt, ˌgæl əˈvænt/
verb (used without object)
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for galavant

gallivant

/ˈɡælɪˌvænt/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to go about in search of pleasure; gad about
Word Origin
C19: perhaps whimsical modification of gallant
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Word Origin and History for galavant
v.

variant of gallivant. Related: Galavanted; galavanting.

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