galavant
variant of gallivant

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • galavant — variant of GALLIVANT (Cf. gallivant). Related: Galavanted; galavanting …   Etymology dictionary

  • galavant — [gal′ə vant΄] vi. alt. sp. of GALLIVANT …   English World dictionary

  • galavant — gal·li·vant || ‚gælɪ vænt v. wander about looking for fun and entertainment (also galavant) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • galavant — variant of gallivant * * * /gal euh vant , gal euh vant /, v.i. gallivant. * * * galavant var. gallivant …   Useful english dictionary

  • galavant — /gal euh vant , gal euh vant /, v.i. gallivant. * * * …   Universalium

  • galavant — gal•a•vant [[t]ˈgæl əˌvænt, ˌgæl əˈvænt[/t]] v. i. gallivant …   From formal English to slang

  • galavant — /ˈgæləvænt/ (say galuhvant), /gæləˈvænt/ (say galuh vant) verb (i) → gallivant …   Australian English dictionary

  • gallivant — also galavant intransitive verb Etymology: perhaps alteration of 3gallant Date: 1823 1. to go about usually ostentatiously or indiscreetly with members of the opposite sex 2. to travel, roam, or move about for pleasure …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Frederic Curzon — was an English composer, conductor and musician. He was born in London in 1899, and died on 6 December 1973 at Bournemouth.Curzon had a life largely associated with music besides composing, he conducted and was both a pianist and a noted organist …   Wikipedia

  • gallivant — gallivanter, n. /gal euh vant , gal euh vant /, v.i. 1. to wander about, seeking pleasure or diversion; gad. 2. to go about with members of the opposite sex. Also, galavant. [1815 25; perh. fanciful alter. of GALLANT] * * * …   Universalium

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