gallivant around

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gallivant around

To wander in search of fun or pleasure. You can't just gallivant around all day—you have to get some work done too.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

gallivant around

to travel around aimlessly. Why don't you stop gallivanting around and come home for a while? Mary is off gallivanting around with her boyfriend.
See also: around
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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