Synonyms for gadabout

MOST RELEVANT
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GADABOUT

I am not to be stopped on the king's service by every gadabout.

Not four years since I still had her under me at school, and she was already a gadabout.

Fleming gadabout and monk feeder, thou shalt be hanged with them.

In the face of her husband's illness, Dolly could not prove a gadabout.

Yet why should I after all abuse the gadabout propensities of my countrymen?

Yet why should I, after all, abuse the gadabout propensities of my countrymen?

Upon which Gadabout cried, “Then let us be off: it is quite time we should.”

There is nothing to do, boys, except to go back to the Gadabout and get some more.

The thing for us to do is to take this skiff and board the Gadabout.

An hour or more had elapsed, however, and no trace of the Gadabout had been discovered.

WORD ORIGIN

1837, from earlier noun phrase gadder about (1560s); see gad (v.) + about (adv.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GADABOUT

fast

adjectiveimmoral, promiscuous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.