an awkward, eccentric, or foolish person.
a variant spelling of galoot
(slang, mainly US) a clumsy or uncouth person
“awkward or boorish man,” 1812, nautical, “raw recruit, green hand,” apparently originally a sailor’s contemptuous word for soldiers or marines, of uncertain origin. “Dictionary of American Slang” proposes galut, Sierra Leone creole form of Spanish galeoto “galley slave.”
[gal-uh p] /ˈgæl əp/ verb (used without object) 1. to ride a horse at a gallop; ride at full speed: They galloped off to meet their friends. 2. to run rapidly by leaps, as a horse; go at a gallop. 3. to go fast, race, or hurry, as a person or time. verb (used with […]
[gal-uh-peyd] /ˌgæl əˈpeɪd/ noun 1. . /ˌɡæləˈpeɪd/ noun 1. another word for galop
[gal-uh-ping] /ˈgæl ə pɪŋ/ adjective 1. at a ; running or moving quickly. 2. progressing rapidly to some conclusion, as a disease: galloping pneumonia. 3. growing or spreading rapidly: galloping inflation. [gal-uh p] /ˈgæl əp/ verb (used without object) 1. to ride a horse at a gallop; ride at full speed: They galloped off to […]
[greynj] /greɪndʒ/ noun 1. Harold (“Red”; “the Galloping Ghost”) 1903–1991, U.S. football player. /ɡreɪndʒ/ noun 1. (mainly Brit) a farm, esp a farmhouse or country house with its various outbuildings 2. (history) an outlying farmhouse in which a religious establishment or feudal lord stored crops and tithes in kind 3. (archaic) a granary or barn […]