galumph


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ga·lumph

 (gə-lŭmf′)
intr.v. ga·lumphed, ga·lumph·ing, ga·lumphs
To move or run clumsily or heavily.

[Coined by Lewis Carroll in his poem "Jabberwocky" in Through the Looking-Glass, perhaps as a blend of gallop and triumph.]

galumph

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

ga•lumph

(gəˈlʌmf)
v.i.
to move along heavily and clumsily.
[1872; perhaps b. gallop and triumph]

galumph


Past participle: galumphed
Gerund: galumphing

Imperative
galumph
galumph
Present
I galumph
you galumph
he/she/it galumphs
we galumph
you galumph
they galumph
Preterite
I galumphed
you galumphed
he/she/it galumphed
we galumphed
you galumphed
they galumphed
Present Continuous
I am galumphing
you are galumphing
he/she/it is galumphing
we are galumphing
you are galumphing
they are galumphing
Present Perfect
I have galumphed
you have galumphed
he/she/it has galumphed
we have galumphed
you have galumphed
they have galumphed
Past Continuous
I was galumphing
you were galumphing
he/she/it was galumphing
we were galumphing
you were galumphing
they were galumphing
Past Perfect
I had galumphed
you had galumphed
he/she/it had galumphed
we had galumphed
you had galumphed
they had galumphed
Future
I will galumph
you will galumph
he/she/it will galumph
we will galumph
you will galumph
they will galumph
Future Perfect
I will have galumphed
you will have galumphed
he/she/it will have galumphed
we will have galumphed
you will have galumphed
they will have galumphed
Future Continuous
I will be galumphing
you will be galumphing
he/she/it will be galumphing
we will be galumphing
you will be galumphing
they will be galumphing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been galumphing
you have been galumphing
he/she/it has been galumphing
we have been galumphing
you have been galumphing
they have been galumphing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been galumphing
you will have been galumphing
he/she/it will have been galumphing
we will have been galumphing
you will have been galumphing
they will have been galumphing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been galumphing
you had been galumphing
he/she/it had been galumphing
we had been galumphing
you had been galumphing
they had been galumphing
Conditional
I would galumph
you would galumph
he/she/it would galumph
we would galumph
you would galumph
they would galumph
Past Conditional
I would have galumphed
you would have galumphed
he/she/it would have galumphed
we would have galumphed
you would have galumphed
they would have galumphed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.galumph - move around heavily and clumsily; "the giant tortoises galumphed around in their pen"
bound, jump, leap, spring - move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"

galumph

verb
To move heavily:
Translations

galumph

[gəˈlʌmf] VI (hum) → brincar alegre pero torpemente, brincar como un elefante contento

galumph

vi (inf)trapsen (inf)
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As did the scene where she tried to do her bit to help the lovelorn galumph of an English teacher prepare for a first date, but succeeded only in disastrously dying his hair "like an '80s snooker player's" just hours before the big moment.
As did the scene where she tried to do her bit to help the love-lorn galumph of an English teacher prepare for a first date, but succeeded only in disastrously dying his hair "like an '80s snooker player's" just hours before the big moment.
Rosie is a huge galumph of a thing, with hair like a Rastafarian.
The result is "Walking With Dinosaurs -- The Live Experience," a fully staged production (directed by American Scott Faris) that presents a prehistoric menagerie of 15 dinosaurs that galumph, scamper, bellow and soar.
So you have this time to romp around, take risks, generally galumph and have abounding fun and delight.
This exuberance, this freshness and playfulness of mind and mood, the capacity to galumph, are surely things to try to hold on to.