Word of the Day
Friday, October 23, 2009

Definitions for galumph

  1. to move along heavily and clumsily.

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Citations for galumph
It is at this point that one begins to feel embarrassed while other passengers galumph by with their luggage. Stephanie Rosenbloom, “Flying Deluxe Domestic Coast-to-Coast for Around $1,000,” New York Times, January 23, 2015
"Don't galumph around like that when you're coming down the aisle," Sabrina had moaned at her sister the night before. “Be light on your feet and smile!” Kate Jacobs, Comfort Food, 2008
Origin of galumph
Galumph is a 19th century invention from the mind of Lewis Carroll, and is perhaps a blend of gallop and triumphant.