Galore meaning

gə-lôr
The definition of galore is something in large amounts.

An example of galore is a house decorated in many shades of the color orange.

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In great numbers; in abundance.
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After the shipwreck there was whisky galore to be had for the taking.

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In abundance.

A menu with salads galore.

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Origin of galore

  • Irish Gaelic go leór enough go adv. particle leór enough (from Old Irish lour) (alteration of roar per-1 in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Irish go leor and Scottish Gaelic gu leòr, gu leòir, "enough, plenty", "till sufficiency, till plenty, till clarity'" (leor is the dative of léir "sufficiency, plenty, clarity").

    From Wiktionary