Friday, October 23, 2009
Definitions for galumph
- To move in a clumsy manner or with a heavy tread.
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Citations for galumph
Then he climbed up the little iron ladder that led to the wharf's cap, placed me once more upon his shoulders and galumphed off again.
Lizards patrol the . . . landscape, and giant tortoises galumph on the beaches.
Origin of galumph
Galumph is probably an alteration of gallop. It was coined by Lewis Carroll in the nonsense poem "Jabberwocky."