gad about

gad about
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  • gad about/around — [phrasal verb] gad about/around or gad about/around (somewhere) : to move or travel without a plan or purpose He spent several months gadding about Europe after college. • • • Main Entry: ↑gad …   Useful english dictionary

  • gad about — ˌgad aˈbout/aˈround derived (informal, especially BrE) to visit different places and have fun, especially when you should be doing sth else • While he s gadding about around the world, she s at home looking after the children. Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gad about — Synonyms and related words: bat around, bum, count ties, divagate, drift, flit, gad, gallivant, go about, go the rounds, hit the road, hit the trail, hobo, jaunt, knock about, knock around, meander, mooch, nomadize, peregrinate, pererrate, prowl …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gad about/around — informal go from place to place in the pursuit of pleasure. → gad …   English new terms dictionary

  • gad about — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. ramble, wander, roam, stray. See deviation, travel …   English dictionary for students

  • gad — [gæd] v past tense and past participle gadded present participle gadding gad about/around phr v [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Probably frpm gadling person who goes along with you, wanderer (11 18 centuries), from Old English gAdeling] informal to go… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gad — ► VERB (gadded, gadding) (gad about/around) informal ▪ go around from one place to another seeking pleasure and entertainment. ORIGIN from obsolete gadling «wanderer, vagabond», from Germanic …   English terms dictionary

  • gad — I [[t]gæd[/t]] v. i. gad•ded, gad•ding. a to move aimlessly from one place to another in search of pleasure or amusement: to gad about[/ex] • Etymology: 1425–75; late ME II gad [[t]gæd[/t]] n. 1) a goad for driving cattle 2) min a pointed mining… …   From formal English to slang

  • gad — gad1 gadder, n. gaddingly, adv. /gad/, v., gadded, gadding, n. v.i. 1. to move restlessly or aimlessly from one place to another: to gad about. n. 2. the act of gadding. [1425 75; late ME gadden, perh. back formation from gadeling companion in… …   Universalium

  • gad — [[t]gæ̱d[/t]] gads, gadding, gadded VERB If you gad about, you go to a lot of different places looking for amusement or entertainment. [INFORMAL] [V about/out] Don t think you ll keep me here while you gad about. [Also V adv/prep, V] Syn:… …   English dictionary

  • gad — I. /gæd / (say gad) phrase (gadded, gadding) gad about (or around), to move restlessly or idly from place to place, especially in search of pleasure. {backformation from obsolete gadling companion, from Old English gœdeling} II. /gæd / (say gad)… …  

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