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also gal·loot  (gə-lo͞ot′)
n. Slang
A person, especially a clumsy or uncouth one.

[Origin unknown.]


(ɡəˈluːt) or


slang chiefly US a clumsy or uncouth person
[C19: of unknown origin]



n. Slang.
an awkward, eccentric, or foolish person.
[1805–15; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.galoot - a disreputable or clumsy man
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"


[gəˈluːt] N (esp US) → zoquete mf
References in classic literature ?
Next you'd see a raft sliding by, away off yonder, and maybe a galoot on it chopping, because they're most always doing it on a raft; you'd see the axe flash and come down -- you don't hear nothing; you see that axe go up again, and by the time it's above the man's head then you hear the K'CHUNK
Now you Eastern galoots won't believe anything against the yellow devils," he suddenly flamed out with an appearance of earnestness not altogether convincing, "but I tell you that Chink was the perversest scoundrel outside San Francisco.
In 1260, Egyptians defeated the Mongols in Ein Galoot under the leadership of Saifuddin Qutuz.
I never really bought it that these women would all throw themselves at that big, wooden galoot.
Exhausting training matures Kyle from awkward, wandering galoot to one of the nation's finest fighters.
99) provides all the action that fans of the big galoot are probably looking for.
Thus we discover that the title of Hillbilly Galoot (1960) refers to a dim-witted, usually high-hearted rube; Dolores James (1962; Fig.
Or maybe it's, "Thank you Lord, that big galoot of a linebacker didn't get me this time.
Yes, I have always enjoyed playing Detroit, because he is always here, in the front row, the big galoot.
Everyone was laughing at me and saying, 'Who is the galoot who doesn't even know what passe is?
Hillbilly Galoot, 1960, absurdly balances on the floor on tippy-toe horns of pointed steel.
In the wake of 9/11, this congregation and its ministers sponsored a series of epiphany sermons that compared the biblical stories of Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, David and Goliath with their counterparts in the Qur'an--Aadam and Hawaa, Habeel and Qabeel, Dawoud and Galoot.