- 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.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Variant of gad
Origin: L Middle English gadden, to hurry, uncertain or unknown; perhaps back-formation from gadeling, companion inch(es) arms from Old English gædeling: for Indo-European base see gather
- gadder noun
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