Definition of galore in English:

galore

adjective

  • postpositive In abundance.

    ‘there were prizes galore for everything’
    • ‘Set in the historic Borders, there are castles and kirks galore, and you can use it as a stopping point on the Southern Upland Way.’
    • ‘The Dales village is set to play host to its second folk festival when there will be guitars galore and fiddles aplenty.’
    • ‘There will be turkeys and hams galore to the lucky winners so be there and get your Christmas Day dinner sorted out.’
    • ‘While there are meetings galore, the minutes, if any, are a perfunctory affair.’
    • ‘It's responsible for websites aplenty, spoofs galore, and enough memes to make your ears fall off into your coffee.’
    • ‘Apart from the whales, it's a certainty you'll see dolphins galore.’
    • ‘The game degenerated into something of a muddle for a spell, with both sides missing passes and points galore.’
    • ‘The entry fee is 20 for a table of four and there will be raffles galore on the night so why not come along and support a good cause?’
    • ‘Sunday afternoon was family day in Smith's field with races and stalls and competitions galore.’
    • ‘Food and wine galore mix with two balmy autumn days where you can sit and relax, and, listen to music.’
    • ‘He took him on trips, gave him endless free meals on his tab, gave him contributions galore.’
    • ‘There are prizes galore for the best dressed male and female, and best hat, plus sweeps and raffles during the day.’
    • ‘There will be attractions for young and old, raffles galore, which will include a Super Valu hamper.’
    • ‘Traffic was light, traffic lights are few and the homes he passed have curb appeal galore.’
    • ‘We have had gold medallists if not galore, then aplenty, so let's consult them.’
    • ‘The birds at my home are very active and I have house finches galore on my feeder.’
    • ‘Prizes galore will be available on the night with vouchers and gifts being raffled off during the interval.’
    • ‘There will be music galore with junior music competitions and junior and senior fiddle competitions.’
    • ‘The walk will be led by two authentically dressed Georgian characters, and there will be readings and stories galore.’
    • ‘I'll admit to being biased, being born and bred in South East London, but there are treasures galore south of the river.’
    aplenty, in abundance, in profusion, in great quantity, in large numbers, by the dozen
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Origin

Early 17th century: from Irish go leor, literally ‘to sufficiency’.

Pronunciation

galore

/ɡəˈlôr//ɡəˈlɔr/