[gal-uh-ping] /ˈgæl ə pɪŋ/
at a ; running or moving quickly.
progressing rapidly to some conclusion, as a disease:
growing or spreading rapidly:
[gal-uh p] /ˈgæl əp/
verb (used without object)
to ride a horse at a gallop; ride at full speed:
They galloped off to meet their friends.
to run rapidly by leaps, as a horse; go at a gallop.
to go fast, race, or hurry, as a person or time.
verb (used with object)
to cause (a horse or other animal) to gallop.
a fast gait of the horse or other quadruped in which, in the course of each stride, all four feet are off the ground at once.
a run or ride at this gait.
a rapid rate of going.
a period of going rapidly.
(prenominal) progressing at or as if at a gallop: galloping consumption
verb -lops, -loping, -loped
(intransitive) (of a horse or other quadruped) to run fast with a two-beat stride in which all four legs are off the ground at once
to ride (a horse, etc) at a gallop
(intransitive) to move, read, talk, etc, rapidly; hurry
the fast two-beat gait of horses and other quadrupeds
an instance of galloping
early 15c., from Middle French galoper (12c.), cognate of Old North French waloper, from Frankish *wala hlaupan “to run well” (see wallop). Related: Galloped; galloping.
1520s, from gallop (v.).
gallop gal·lop (gāl’əp)
A triple cadence to the heart sounds at rates of 100 beats per minute or more due to an abnormal third or fourth heart sound being heard in addition to the first and second sounds. Also called cantering rhythm, gallop rhythm.
[greynj] /greɪndʒ/ noun 1. Harold (“Red”; “the Galloping Ghost”) 1903–1991, U.S. football player. /ɡreɪndʒ/ noun 1. (mainly Brit) a farm, esp a farmhouse or country house with its various outbuildings 2. (history) an outlying farmhouse in which a religious establishment or feudal lord stored crops and tithes in kind 3. (archaic) a granary or barn […]
plural noun, Slang. 1. dice, especially as used in the game of craps. noun phrase Dice (1920+)
noun, Pathology. 1. an abnormal heart rhythm characterized by three clear sounds in each beat, resembling the sound of a horse’s gallop.
[gal-oh-roh-mans] /ˌgæl oʊ roʊˈmæns/ noun 1. the vernacular language, a development from Latin, spoken in France from about a.d. 600 to 900. Abbreviation: Gallo-Rom. noun 1. the vernacular language or group of dialects, of which few records survive, spoken in France between about 600 ad and 900 ad; the intermediate stage between Vulgar Latin and […]