galore

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Etymology[edit]

From Irish go leor and Scottish Gaelic gu leòr, gu leòir (enough, plenty), from Old Irish co, cu (to, toward), from Proto-Celtic *kom (with), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱóm (next to, at, with, along) + Old Irish leor, dative of léir (assiduous, earnest, diligent), from Proto-Celtic *lēros (complete, diligent).

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galore (not comparable)

  1. In abundance.
    After the shipwreck there was whisky galore to be had for the taking.

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  • This adjective always appears after the noun.

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