A term coined by Lewis Carroll in the poem "Jabberwocky" which was on the novel "Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There" published in 1872.

It's a combination of the words 'gallop' and 'triumphant'
"He left it dead, and with its head
He went galumphing back"
(Lewis Carroll, "Jabberwocky" from "Through the Looking-glass and What Alice Found There")
by Eclips3d October 23, 2011
Top Definition
1. To move or run clumsily or heavily.
1. "He went galumphing back." (Lewis Carroll, "Through the Looking-glass and What Alice Found There")
2. The little kid went galumphing to his mother to show her something.
by zeekage October 26, 2003
Hopping from an 'all-fours' position, returning to same. Sort of a cross between jumping and crabwalking.
Vort and Mildred went galumphing down to the yackity swingset.
by dorn fingermeal September 20, 2003

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