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galumph

To move in a slow or awkward manner. The word was coined by Lewis Carroll in his 1871 poem "Jabberwocky." Are you all right? You've been galumphing around the office all day.

galumph around

To move in a slow or awkward manner. The word was coined by Lewis Carroll in his 1871 poem "Jabberwocky." Are you all right? You've been galumphing around the office all day.
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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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Where other fast bowlers galumphed to the wicket shaking the ground with every stride, Holding glided with effortless, almost silent economy, to the extent that umpires often had to turn to see if he really was on his way.
The piquant mixture of strings, celeste and harp captured Ravel's faux-oriental harmonies and in Beauty and the Beast the latter galumphed menacingly.
The General tucked the valise under his arm, marched out of the cafeteria with his consultant in tow and galumphed off down another dark winding corridor.
Trescothick galumphed back to the pavilion just four overs before the end of the innings and only nine runs away from eclipsing his previous highest one-day international score but the Barmy Army let him know in no uncertain terms that he had done a fine job in sweaty conditions.