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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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And nothing has been more entertaining than watching the dashing not-quite Sergeant galumphing around the floor, week after glorious week, dragging Kristina after him like some geriatric Tarzan with lumbago as well as Jane.
The average back yard, despite our best efforts to tame it, is a veritable jungle of extraordinary plants and animals--unseen and under-appreciated for the most part, if only because we humans live our lives galumphing around on such long legs.
Galumphing around a stage set clearly designed by a disgruntled four- year-old, his shameless antics were cripplingly unfvisible band - "Ooh, they can play Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love!" - misfired not once, not twice, but every time.
But the idea missed--Brutus came galumphing around behind the car and knocked me flat before I could deliver the ball.
I can't seem to remember that kind of thing bothering her before, especially when she was galumphing around on the first Big Brother talking about her 'kebab'.