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1. Australian A temporary return to traditional Aboriginal life, taken especially between periods of work or residence in modern society and usually involving a period of travel through the bush.
2. A walking trip.
3. Chiefly British A public stroll taken by an important person, such as a monarch, among a group of people for greeting and conversation.
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a periodic nomadic excursion into the Australian bush made by a native Australian
2. a walking tour
3. (Journalism & Publishing) an occasion when celebrities, royalty, etc, walk among and meet the public
4. (Anthropology & Ethnology) to wander through the bush
5. informal to be lost or misplaced
6. informal to lose one's concentration
1. Chiefly Brit.
a. a walking tour.
b. an informal public stroll taken by members of the royal family or by a political figure for the purpose of greeting and being seen by the public.
a. a leave from work, taken by an Aborigine to return to native life.
b. absence from work.
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|Noun||1.||walkabout - a walking trip or tour|
|2.||walkabout - a public stroll by a celebrity to meet people informally|
|3.||walkabout - nomadic excursions into the bush made by an Aborigine|
walk - the act of walking somewhere; "he took a walk after lunch"