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.
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