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galoot

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noun ga·loot \gə-ˈlüt\

Simple Definition of galoot

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of galoot

slang

  1. :  fellow; especially :  one who is strange or foolish

Examples of galoot in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of galoot

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1818


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