Definition of Galah

1. Noun. A pink and grey species of cockatoo, ''Eolophus roseicapilla'', native to Australia. ¹



2. Noun. (Australia slang) A fool, an idiot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Galah

1. a cockatoo [n -S] - See also: cockatoo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galah

galactosyltransferase
galactosyltransferases
galactosylxylosylprotein 3-beta-galactosyltransferase
galactotherapy
galactowaldenase
galactoxyloglucan
galacturonan
galacturonic
galacturonic acid
galacturonosyltransferase
galage
galages
galago
galagoes
galagos
galah (current term)
galah session
galah sessions
galahs
galaktoboureko
galalike
galanas
galanases
galanga
galangal
galangals
galangas
galanin
galantamine
galanthamine

Literary usage of Galah

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1. A Parody Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1904)
"And there was no more use for him to be sayin' " Higher ! " TOPSIDE galah! Anonymous. ... see — Topside galah ! ... alla same gong — Topside galah ! ..."

2. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... coló alio same icee, Have got that nag wid chop so niece, *' Topside galah ! ... Topside galah !" Piga, An't please the, a current English vulgarism. ..."

3. Gems for the Fireside: Comprising the Most Unique, Touching, Pithy, and by Otis Henry Tiffany (1883)
"And one teem more he plenty cly, But allee teem walk plenty high— Top-side galah! " Take care t'hat spilum tlee, young man, Take care t'hat ice, ..."

4. Macaronic Poetry by Appleton Morgan (1872)
"... galah! " Man-man," one galo talkee he ; " What for you go ... galah 1 . — Harper's Magazine, 1869. ..."

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