Examples of galore in a Sentence
there was food galore at our Thanksgiving meal
with restaurants galore, the city is an epicure's delight
Recent Examples of galore from the Web
In the years to come, there will be trolls galore online and in person.
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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 kŭ “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
Definition of galore for English Language Learners
: in large numbers or amounts
GALORE Defined for Kids
Definition of galore for Students
: in large amounts Hint: Galore is used after the word it modifies. The ride has thrills galore.
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