Origin of galoreIrish go le?r, enough from go, to + le?r, enough
The definition of galore is something in large amounts.
An example of galore is a house decorated in many shades of the color orange.
In great numbers; in abundance: “with balloons and hot dogs … and fireworks galore” ( Anne Armstrong )
Origin of galoreIrish Gaelic go leór enough go adv. particle leór enough ( from Old Irish lour ) ( alteration of roar ; see per-1 in Indo-European roots.)
- In abundance.
- After the shipwreck there was whisky galore to be had for the taking.
- This adjective always appears after the noun.
- Whether you know and love the Neighbours babes already or want to learn more about them, you can find quite a bit of useful information (including photographs galore) on this Neighbours fan Web site.
- From Christmas gatherings with family and friends and company parties to New Year's Eve galas galore and reunions with people from the past, there is simply no dearth of events to go all out for.
- If you find yourself suddenly drowning in samples of all kinds, consider using them for other purposes instead of filling your shower with bottles and packets galore.
- During this festive season, almost a half a million glittering lights adorn the cacti, and there are special events galore like choral performances and Santa visits.
- In fact, one might consider these hair styles a form of fashion in themselves: numerous colors and shapes provide options galore for those who dare to stand out in a crowd.