Definition of Galivant

1. to gad about [v -ED, -ING, -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Galivant

galge
galilean
galilean invariance
galilees
galileiite
galileons
galileos
galimatias
galingale
galingales
galiongee
galiot
galiots
galipot
galipots
galivant (current term)
galivanted
galivanting
galivants
galiximab
galkhaite
gall
gall-berry
gall bladder
gall bladders
gall dang
gall duct
gall gnat
gall midge
gall midges

Literary usage of Galivant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Guide to the Wild Flowers by Alice Lounsberry (1899)
"They galivant along the roadsides and we may admire them, or pass them by, just as we choose. No doubt the political economist would remind us in this ..."

2. Modern Prose and Poetry for Secondary Schools by Margaret Eliza Ashmun (1914)
"Some of them did run up the sticks seven feet, and then straggled off into the air in a wanton manner ; but more than half of them went galivant- ing off to ..."

3. Sketches from the Diary of a Commercial Traveller by Throne Crick (1847)
"... with pleasure, to the excursions by water— evenings pleasantly passed over in the society of liberal and open-minded cits—the galivant ..."

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