galoot

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noun ga·loot \gə-ˈlüt\

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


GALOOT Defined for English Language Learners

galoot

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noun ga·loot \gə-ˈlüt\

Definition of galoot for English Language Learners

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


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