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gad·a·bout

 (găd′ə-bout′)
n.
One who roams or roves about, as in search of pleasure or amusement.

gadabout

(ˈɡædəˌbaʊt)
n
informal a person who restlessly seeks amusement

gad•a•bout

(ˈgæd əˌbaʊt)

n.
1. a person who moves about restlessly or aimlessly, esp. from one social activity to another.
2. a person who travels often or to many different places, esp. for pleasure.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gadabout - a restless seeker after amusement or social companionship
quester, searcher, seeker - someone making a search or inquiry; "they are seekers after truth"
Translations

gadabout

[ˈgædəbaʊt] Nazotacalles mf inv, pindonga f

gadabout

nrastloser Geist; (who likes travelling) → Reiseonkel m/-tante f; she’s a real gadabout, out somewhere every eveningsie ist sehr unternehmungslustig, jeden Abend ist sie irgendwo anders

gadabout

[ˈgædəˌbaʊt] n (fam) → girellone/a
References in classic literature ?
In France, meliora probant, deteriora sequuntur - the people are too much a race of gadabouts to maintain those household proprieties of which, indeed, they have a delicate appreciation, or at least the elements of a proper sense.
I am not to be stopped on the king's service by every gadabout.
Yet why should I, after all, abuse the gadabout propensities of my countrymen?
To say that Arthur Schlesinger was one of the 20th century's great social and political gadabouts would be a gross understatement.
She had been a kit assembler at Northrop Aviation and had been a member of Gadabouts.
The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) has secured recipes from a few of these popular gourmet gadabouts so you don't need to venture out or search your Twitter feed to bring the best food truck flavors to your kitchen table tonight.
The nonsense surrealism of the Galashiels gadabouts, led by Paul Vickers, is not everyone's cuppa soup, but this sprawling cut has a naive bigness which accelerates into the memory banks after just a couple of plays.