- a walking tour.
- 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 brief, informal leave from work, taken by an Aboriginal person to wander the bush, visit relatives, or return to native life.
- absence from work.
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Origin of walkabout
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Example sentences from the Web for walkabout
At least that's what one well-wisher who met Kate Middleton as she went walkabout today thinks.
Spectator Joanne Baldwin, 30, spoke to the Duchess during the walkabout.
Next came a walkabout, with one little girl very hesitant to give up her flowers to Camilla.
British Dictionary definitions for walkabout
- to wander through the bush
- informal to be lost or misplaced
- informal to lose one's concentration