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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

Rhymes with galoot

acute, astute, Asyût, bear fruit, beetroot, Beirut, birthroot, bloodroot, breadfruit, butut, cahoot, Canute, catsuit, cheroot, choucroute, clubroot, commute, compute, confute, crapshoot, cube root, deaf-mute, depute, dilute, dispute, dry suit, elute, en route, enroot, flight suit, folkmoot, freeboot, grapefruit, G suit, hardboot, hip boot, hirsute, imbrute, impute, jackboot, jackfruit, jumpsuit, kashruth, lawsuit, long suit, lounge suit, minute, nonsuit, offshoot, outshoot, Paiute, pantsuit, permute, playsuit, pollute, pursuit, recruit, refute, repute, salute, sans doute, seaboot, snowsuit, solute, square root, star fruit, star route, statute, strong suit, sunsuit, sweat suit, swimsuit, take root, taproot, to boot, tracksuit, trade route, transmute, tribute, uproot, volute, wet suit, zoot suit


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