What part of speech is “galumphing”

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as a verb in its present participle form, 'galumphing' describes the action of moving in a clumsy, noisy, or exuberant manner.

The children were galumphing around the yard, their laughter echoing.

After the victory, the team was galumphing through the streets in celebration.

The puppy was galumphing around the living room, knocking over vases and cushions.

'galumphing' is a playful and somewhat whimsical term, so it's best suited for informal contexts or creative writing. It's derived from Lewis Carroll's poem 'Jabberwocky,' where many words have playful, nonsensical meanings. However, 'galumphing' has since been adopted into more standard usage to describe a certain type of movement.

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