galumph

[guh-luhmf]
verb (used without object)
to move along heavily and clumsily.

Origin:
1872; phonesthemic invention of Lewis Carroll, perhaps blend of gallop and triumphant

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galumph (ɡəˈlʌmpf, -ˈlʌmf)
 
vb
informal (intr) to leap or move about clumsily or joyfully
 
[C19 (coined by Lewis Carroll): probably a blend of gallop + triumph]

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galumph
"to prance about in a self-satisfied manner," 1872, coined by Lewis Carroll in "Jabberwocky," apparently by blending gallop and triumph. Related: Galumphing.
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galumph (around) definition

[gəˈlʊmpf...]
  1. in.
    to walk around; to schlep around. : I spent all day galumphing around, looking for a present for Ted.
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Example sentences
The knock-knees and flat feet less happy at a run than a galumph.
Lucia's speech, in the momentary stillness, continued to galumph indignantly through her head.
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