galoot


ga·loot

noun \gə-ˈlüt\

: a man or boy; especially : one who is foolish or awkward

Full Definition of GALOOT

slang
:  fellow; especially :  one who is strange or foolish

Examples of GALOOT

  1. <he's a bighearted galoot, even if he's not the sharpest tool in the shed>

Origin of GALOOT

origin unknown
First Known Use: circa 1818

Related to GALOOT

Synonyms
bastard, bloke [chiefly British], buck, cat, chap [chiefly British], chappie [British], dude, fella, fellow, man [slang], gent, gentleman, guy, hombre, jack, joe, joker, lad, male

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