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galumph around

to move around looking for someone or something or transporting someone or something. I am so tired of galumphing around, dropping off and picking up kids. I have to stop galumphing around day after day.
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galumph (around)

(gəˈlʊmpf...)
in. to walk around; to schlep around. I spent all day galumphing around, looking for a present for Ted.
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galumph

verb
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Then there's the verse, the galumphing iambs and anapests that pull you forward with the force of the Cat in the Hat leading you off a cliff.
One can see Allessandro's point in trying to identify every one Vivaldi's chittering birds, galumphing horses, and drunken villagers, but in exaggerating these musical descriptions, he rather overlooks the music itself.
The bestselling quartet of blockbusters that eventually followed--A Rage to Live, Ten North Frederick, From the Terrace, Ourselves to Know--were a boon to O'Hara's bank account and a bane to fiction, so galumphing, tediously spelled-out ("A master of inference in his short work," Wolff writes, "O'Hara steps all over punch lines in his tomes, explaining puns as well as anecdotes"), and so sardine-packed with for gettable, extraneous characters that the cumulative impact of their collective dead weight left many wondering what it was they had ever liked about O'Hara's stuff in the first place.
He was so gaga, it wasn't even a casual, dignified amble her way, but a galumphing gallop.
Lily Penleric, a galumphing intellectual raptor who, having fled academia to chill out at her sweet, gay sister Elna's (Jane Adams) backwoods schoolhouse, discovers that the hills are alive with pure derivations of the English and Celtic folk tunes she's devoted her life to studying.
How perverse that the only real killing cross of the day, supplied on the run in true Beckham style, was provided by the galumphing Danny Mills, flicked on by Lee Bowyer and finished splendidly by Mark Viduka.
He left it dead, and with its head/ He went galumphing back.
Indeed, the galumphing princess makes as striking an impression in the latter sense, performing a local folk dance with more aplomb than dignity, as she does in the first:
The tourist will be smiling, looking up at the tall buildings, and nearly getting wiped out by an errant taxi or a galumphing charter bus with a destination sign that says "Have a Nice Day.
The whining oily saxophone depicting Job's duplicitous comforters was vividly characterized, while the galumphing percussion theme of Satan's whirling triumphant dance was truly diabolical - in the right way
Sometimes I wonder if it's the same tone people use to describe those of us who like to spend hours on end in the depths of winter, watching slow, brown horses galumphing round the gaff tracks of Great Britain.
But then even Kate Moss would look a champion pieeater in one of these, galumphing along in snow boots like a drunken sailor.
Dear old, galumphing Fergie is to act as mentor to Tonia and Mick Sargerson and their four kids who live on the Preston Road Estate in East Hull.
But great galumphing teenagers use it as an excuse for behaviour that would cop an Asbo on any other night of the year.
The rain had stopped at last and the three teens and the galumphing dog wandered off with no particular place to go.