Definition of Galumph

1. Verb. Move around heavily and clumsily. "The giant tortoises galumphed around in their pen"

Generic synonyms: Bound, Jump, Leap, Spring



Definition of Galumph

1. Verb. (intransitive) To move heavily and clumsily. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Galumph

1. to move clumsily [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galumph

galoshe
galoshed
galoshes
galoshing
galowses
galpal
galpals
gals
galsome
galtonia
galtonian
galtonian genetics
galtonian inheritance
galtonian trait
galtonias
galumph (current term)
galumphed
galumphing
galumphingly
galumphs
galut
galuth
galuths
galuts
galvalume
galvanic
galvanic action
galvanic anode
galvanic anodes
galvanic battery

Literary usage of Galumph

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1. American English by Gilbert Milligan Tucker (1921)
"galumph—"Go bumping along," says Farmer, adding that "the furious driving of ... Think of an Englishman's not knowing that galumph is a word invented by an ..."

2. The English Language by Logan Pearsall Smith (1912)
"... at least two words to the English language—chortle, probably formed by suggestions of chuckle and snort, and galumph, out of gallop and triumphant. ..."

3. Author's & Printer's Dictionary: A Guide for Authors by Frederick Howard Collins (1912)
"... galumph*, to galop triumphant. galv., galvanic, -ism. Galvani (Luigi), 1737-98, discoverer of galvanism. ..."

4. The Empire and the Century: A Series of Essays on Imperial Problems and by Charles Sydney Goldman, Rudyard Kipling (1905)
"Elephants stand sphinx- like, belly-deep in weed, hippos galumph and bellow in their play. White clouds of ibis drift across the weed. ..."

5. Author & Printer: A Guide for Authors, Editors, Printers, Correctors of the by Frederick Howard Collins (1905)
"... galumph*, to galop triumphant. galv., galvanic, -ism. Galvani (Luigi), 1737-98, discoverer of galvanism. ..."

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