Etymology
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walkabout (n.)

"periodic migration by a westernized Aboriginal into the bush," 1828, Australian English, from walk (v.) + about.

updated on June 02, 2012

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Definitions of walkabout from WordNet

walkabout (n.)
a walking trip or tour;
walkabout (n.)
a public stroll by a celebrity to meet people informally;
walkabout (n.)
nomadic excursions into the bush made by an Aborigine;
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