- Gadding is defined as wandering idly or without aim.
An example of gadding is what a bored teenager does in a mall; gadding around the mall.
Two women gadding about in the mall.
Variant of gad
Origin: Late Middle English gadden, to hurry, uncertain or unknown; perhaps back-formation ; from gadeling, companion in arms ; from Old English gædeling: for Indo-European base see gather
- gadder noun