go walkabout

go walkabout

To wander an area in an aimless or casual manner. Primarily heard in Australia. I think they went walkabout, so I'm not sure when they'll be back.
See also: go

go walkabout

wander around from place to place in a protracted or leisurely way.
In Australian English, a walkabout is a journey into the bush undertaken by an Aboriginal in order to live in a traditional manner and re-establish contact with spiritual sources.
See also: go
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Aides say he will go walkabout in Glasgow to talk to voters.
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A wardrobe with a tendency to go walkabout. A deranged grandmother, who is forever wailing, 'I shouldn''t have done it...I shouldn''t have done it.'' Jewellery that went missing, along with the newly deceased.
One thing that gave us City supporters a scare was when Oggy decided to go walkabout only to have to scamper back pretty smartish.
Better lock that hospital door, dad, or he'll go walkabout again...
He said: "The attitude is that, in their original way of life, they would really wreck the surrounding countryside that they lived in and they would leave all the garbage and they would go walkabout to the next place.
09 GO WALKABOUT with Sennheiser RS120 wireless headphones, with a range of up to 100m.
What sort of a world do we live in when you have to superglue things down if you don't want them to go walkabout?!
TWO pensioners who love a pint and a punt decided to go walkabout after a big win in the bookies - and unwittingly sparked a cross-border manhunt.
On the Sunday the Queen will attend a jubilee church service at Windsor and on the Monday she will go walkabout in Windsor and Slough.
Bobby Shearer is pictured being held aloft by his team-mates FLYING HEADER Hateley nets against Marseille to make it 2-2 at Ibrox in November 1992 with future Light Blues player Basil Boli looking on as Rangers come so close to making the Champions League Final SHOOT-OUT STAR Nacho Novo celebrates after his penalty floors Fiorentina and sends Gers to the 2008 Uefa Cup Final PERMANENT GRIN Craig Paterson - and his 1980s hairdo - with the League Cup trophy STRIKE PARTNERS Ally McCoist and Mark Hateley go walkabout with the trophy after winning the 1992 Scottish Cup.
At one point he vaulted the barrier between stage and audience to go walkabout among the fans.
We get chats with his parents and his road crew, and go walkabout with the singer in his old neighbourhood.