from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To roam about in search of pleasure or amusement. See Synonyms at wander.
- intransitive v. To play around amorously; flirt.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To roam about for pleasure without any definite plan.
- v. To flirt, to romance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To play the beau; to wait upon the ladies; also, to roam about for pleasure without any definite plan.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To gad about; spend time frivolously or in pleasure-seeking, especially with the opposite sex.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. wander aimlessly in search of pleasure
Perhaps alteration of gallant.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
1809, from gallant ("wooing women"), originally in sense “to flirt”, broadened to mean “roaming without plan”. (Wiktionary)