Adjective "galore" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ɡəˈlɔː/

Definitions and examples

adjective

In abundance.
  1. 'There are prizes galore for the best dressed male and female, and best hat, plus sweeps and raffles during the day.'
  2. 'While there are meetings galore, the minutes, if any, are a perfunctory affair.'
  3. 'Sunday afternoon was family day in Smith's field with races and stalls and competitions galore.'
  4. 'Prizes galore will be available on the night with vouchers and gifts being raffled off during the interval.'
  5. 'The walk will be led by two authentically dressed Georgian characters, and there will be readings and stories galore.'
  6. 'I'll admit to being biased, being born and bred in South East London, but there are treasures galore south of the river.'
  7. 'There will be music galore with junior music competitions and junior and senior fiddle competitions.'
  8. 'The birds at my home are very active and I have house finches galore on my feeder.'
  9. 'There will be attractions for young and old, raffles galore, which will include a Super Valu hamper.'
  10. 'He took him on trips, gave him endless free meals on his tab, gave him contributions galore.'

Definitions

1. in abundance; in plentiful amounts: food and drink galore.

More examples(as adjective)

"trophies can be galore."

"accidents can be galore."

Origin

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