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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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.
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The dissolute playboy gallivanted around Europe, putting in a Cardiff appearance as little as possible in the sure knowledge that the business of his estate was in safe hands."
She may as well be saying, "Where have you been?", "What have you been eating and enjoying without me?", "How guilty do you feel about leaving me behind in South London while you lot ran around Turkey?", "You've no idea what it's been like Guilt's high on the menu right now in our household for me while you gallivanted around the Med!" As a consequence, "guilt" has been high on the menu in our household.
While Moseley's props, Craig Voisey and Adam Parkins, gallivanted around the open spaces and, according to Kevin Maggs carried half-a-dozen times each, Scottish's loosehead Eric Fry and tighthead Tomas Francis kept their noggins down and scrummaged, scrummaged and scrummaged again.
After leaving poor old Harry in care while she gallivanted around Los Angeles, Geri decided to treat him to tea and cream cakes at posh Claridges Hotel in London recently - that's a year AFTER George went there for dinner.
Lisa was spotted having a cosy meal with Burn-It co-star Kieran O'Brien while Jonny gallivanted around London.
Fergie would claim he was just happy to watch videos and tuck into steak and chips while she gallivanted around the world with Wyatt.