galore

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adjective ga·lore \gə-ˈlȯr\

Definition of galore

  1. :  abundant, plentiful —used postpositively bargains galore

Examples of galore in a sentence

  1. there was food galore at our Thanksgiving meal

  2. with restaurants galore, the city is an epicure's delight

Origin and Etymology of galore

borrowed from Irish go leor, from go, particle forming an adverbial phrase from an adjective (from go “to, till, until,” going back to Old Irish co, going back to Celtic *kwo-; akin to Old Church Slavic “to”) + leor “sufficient, enough,” going back to Old Irish lour, loor, going back to Celtic *lowero- or *lawero- (whence Welsh llawer “much, many”), of uncertain origin


First Known Use: 1628


GALORE Defined for English Language Learners

galore

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adjective ga·lore \gə-ˈlȯr\

Definition of galore for English Language Learners

  • : in large numbers or amounts


GALORE Defined for Kids

galore

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adjective ga·lore \gə-ˈlȯr\

Definition of galore for Students

  1. :  in large amounts Hint: Galore is used after the word it modifies. The ride has thrills galore.



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