gadabout gadabout

Definition(s):

  • (n) a restless seeker after amusement or social companionship

Usage(s):

  • Through a prominent New York City attorney, Thomas Bolan, Frankel met with Father Peter Jacobs, a gadabout clergyman who has ties to New York luminaries, including Walter Cronkite.

News

  • Friday To-Do: The Foul Play Cabaret, The Frontier Circus

    FOUL PLAY CABARET, THE FRONTIER CIRCUS 9 p.m. Maxine's. $10 adv., $12 day of. Could there be a more appealing combination of entertainers for the discerning gadabout than country musicians and burlesque performers? I think not. The burlesque troupe in this case would be the lovely, the beautiful and talented, the coolly unflappable ladies of the Foul Play Cabaret , est. 2011, Hot Springs, Ark ...
    on August 16, 2013     Source: Arkansas Times

Quotes

  1. OAKLAND -- The lawyer for computer engineer Hans Reiser said Wednesday that his estranged wife Nina "wasn't a perfect mother" and instead was "a gadabout, to put it mildly."
    on Mar 5, 2008 By: Hans Reiser Source: NBC 11.com

  2. "He's a student of the game, he's desperate to do as best he can. He's a very talented player. He's very popular within his own team as well as the general cricketing community," Shipperd said. "He's still a single gadabout, he has his...
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Greg Shipperd Source: The Age

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