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 model gallivants around New York City with adoring crowds and camera flashes following her every daring move.
The tykes convince the headmaster that he is a superhero called Captain Underpants, who gallivants around their community of Piqua, Ohio wearing just a pair of white Y-fronts and a flowing red cape.
The tykes convince the headmaster that he is a superhero called Captain Underpants, who gallivants around their community of Piqua, Ohio, wearing just a pair of white Y-fronts and a flowing red cape.
And yet as soon as floods happen, he gallivants around soaking up all the PR.
It seems as if, in Pakistan, mundane things like dealing with the Taliban, growing sectarian violence across the country, bullet ridden bodies in Balochistan, power crisis are left for subordinates to handle while the boss gallivants around the world.
For Santorum to dump all the responsibility for raising their children on his wife and to leave her to home-school their six children while he gallivants around the country pontificating on "family values," is brutally selfish and self-centered.
Three points to raise here: (i) any man who tests a new date about the offside rule has very serious personality issues and probably a stack of Star Trek videos under his bed; (ii) I've been going to the match since I was minus-three-months-old (my dad took my mum to see Liverpool play Ajax when she was pregnant with me) and I still don't understand the offside rule; (iii) the male half of one couple I know is a self-confessed football widower, left to watch Arsenal highlights on TV while she gallivants around Britain and Europe watching Liverpool in action.
"While he's on set in Philadelphia shooting his new film Paranoia, she gallivants around town shopping, getting pampered in nail salons and just can't sit still.
The suspense dissipates a little as the plot gallivants around Europe; the ending in particular is an anti-climax.
As part of his first television advertising campaign, Lydon gallivants around various British locations as he tries to decide why he thinks Country Life butter is his favourite brand.
Who now is going to take any notice of Tony Blair as he gallivants around the world like a retiring President.
Henry is distracted by his wayward son, Hal, as he gallivants around the taverns with Falstaff, but in the final battle it is Hal who saves the day (Wed 7.30pm, mats Sat, Thu 1.30pm).
Our Prime Minister, Tony Blair, gallivants around the world condemning human rights violations in other countries He should spend more time in Britain.
She's concentrated on being a brilliant mum to Molly, raising her single handedly while he gallivants around the world.