Etymology
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gadabout (n.)

"one who gads or walks idly about, especially from motives of curiosity or gossip" [Century Dictionary], 1830; see gad (v.) + about (adv.). As an adjective from 1817. Verbal phrase gadder about is attested from 1560s.

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Definitions of gadabout

gadabout (n.)
a restless seeker after amusement or social companionship;
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