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What is a dumb galoot?
Last Updated: 11th February, 2020
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Likewise, people ask, what is a galoot person?
Galoot is an informal word for a fool or a goofy guy. This word is used in both the US and Scotland, and its origin is uncertain, although it most likely began as nautical slang for "green" or new sailors, especially if they were marines or soldiers.
Subsequently, question is, what does Galute mean? Definition of galoot. slang. : fellow especially : one who is strange or foolish.
In this way, what's a big galoot?
It's often used in affectionate deprecation; you might call a friend “a big galoot.” But most people would be surprised to find that the word has an origin in Royal Navy slang and that it is associated with a man who is perhaps the most colorful lexicographer in history.
What does you big lug mean?
big-lug. Noun. (plural big lugs) (colloquial, affectionate) A man with a large, strong physique but a gentle personality.