gad around

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gad around

To wander in search of fun or pleasure. You can't just gad around all day—you have to get some work done too.
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gad around

 and gad about
to go from place to place, having fun. I'm too old to gad around like that. She wasted too much time gadding about with her friends.
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'She doesn't give a damn.' She will be seen gadding around London's swinging scene with her new love interest, society photographer Lord Snowdon, Antony Armstrong-Jones, played by Matthew Goode.
"This girl's a pretty young thing and if you've been gadding around for five months, or what have you, you're bound to get a bit friendly.
One of them is gadding around London nightclubs whinging about being chased by the local photographers.
Britain cannot be so short of military personnel that such women should be permitted - nay, encouraged - to go gadding around the world's most dangerous and volatile waterway.