verb \gə-ˈləm(p)f\

: to move in a loud and clumsy way

Full Definition of GALUMPH

intransitive verb
:  to move with a clumsy heavy tread

Examples of GALUMPH

  1. I could hear him galumphing around in the attic.
  2. <the Great Dane galumphed across the floor to greet us>

Origin of GALUMPH

probably alteration of 1gallop
First Known Use: 1872

Rhymes with GALUMPH


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