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verb [intransitive] informal     galumph pronunciation in American English
/ɡəˈlʌmf/
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present tense
I/you/we/theygalumph
he/she/itgalumphs
present participlegalumphing
past tensegalumphed
past participlegalumphed
 
  1. to move in a heavy noisy way that is not graceful
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The word "galumph" was coined by Lewis Carroll in his children’s story Through the Looking Glass. It is one of several invented words in the nonsense poem Jabberwocky.
 
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