They can stand right up here and tell me to my face that I'm a galoot and a liar and a hick!
I want you to forget about that—this morning, and not think I am a galoot and a mucker.
Why, thars been a galoot around Tintacker ever since Spring opened.
Jim was all fixed up, and he says to the galoot, 'Let's have a throw.'
By the taste in my mouth and the feel of my wrists, that galoot must have tied me up and gagged me!
You called George a galoot, and then he threw the base-ball club at you—is that it?
Me and Si are goin' back to look for that galoot that shot at us.
You know where that galoot Hodge is hid, and youll tell, too.
"That's a nice lot of trash fur a galoot ter have in his pockets," he declared, looking at the pile in disgust.
Like 'nuff some galoot'll be mean 'nuff to try to git that thousand.
"awkward or boorish man," 1812, nautical, "raw recruit, green hand," apparently originally a sailor's contemptuous word for soldiers or marines, of uncertain origin. "Dictionary of American Slang" proposes galut, Sierra Leone creole form of Spanish galeoto "galley slave."