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gadabout Line breaks: gad|about
Pronunciation: /ˈɡadəbaʊt/

Definition of gadabout in English:


A habitual pleasure-seeker: Walter was a restless charmer and a gadabout
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  • Let's face it, Canucks need all the globe-trotting gadabouts and nocturnal nomads they can get to liven up their cute if not a tad peculiar corner of the planet!
  • Otherwise, 19 lip-smacking songs chart their progression from eager-beaver punks to society gadabouts.
  • Then Geoffrey of London, a young gadabout whose taste runs to older women, and who has various angry husbands and boyfriends on his trail.

Words that rhyme with gadabout

roundabout • knockabout
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