galumph

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from galumphing in Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky, where the meaning was different.

VerbEdit

galumph (third-person singular simple present galumphs, present participle galumphing, simple past and past participle galumphed)

  1. (intransitive) To move heavily and clumsily.
Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 15:43