galore


galore
galore
meaning ‘in plenty’, comes after the word it qualifies (bargains galore in our spring sale). It is derived from Irish go leór meaning ‘to sufficiency, enough’.

Modern English usage. 2014.

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  • Galore — (englisch: zu Hauf, im Überfluss) war ein deutsches Interviewmagazin. Es erschien monatlich im Dortmunder Dialog Verlag. Interviewt wurden bekannte Personen aus verschiedenen Bereichen der Popkultur, aber auch Menschen mit bewegendem Schicksal.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Galore — Galore: The Singles 1987 1997 Álbum recopilatorio de The Cure Publicación 28 de octubre de 1997 Grabación 1987 1996 Género(s) Post Punk Rock alternativo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Galore — Ga*lore , n. & a. [Scot. gelore, gilore, galore, fr. Gael. gu le[ o]r, enough; gu to, also an adverbial prefix + le[ o]r, le[ o]ir, enough; or fr. Ir. goleor, the same word.] Plenty; abundance; in abundance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • galore — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ in abundance: there were prizes galore. ORIGIN from Irish go leor to sufficiency …   English terms dictionary

  • galore — [gə lôr′] adj. [Ir go leōr, enough < go, to + leōr, enough] in abundance: used postpositively [a menu with salads galore] …   English World dictionary

  • galore — index rife Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • galore — 1670s, from Ir. go leór, corresponding to Gael. gu leóir sufficiently, enough. The particle go/gu usually means to, but it also is affixed to adjectives to form adverbs, as here …   Etymology dictionary

  • Galore — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Galore (homonymie). Galore Album par The Cure Sortie 28 octobre 1997 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • galore — [[t]gəlɔ͟ː(r)[/t]] ADJ: n ADJ (emphasis) You use galore to emphasize that something you like exists in very large quantities. [INFORMAL, WRITTEN] You ll be able to win prizes galore. ...a popular resort with beaches galore and a large marina …   English dictionary


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