adjective gall·ing \ˈg-liŋ\

: causing someone to feel angry or annoyed

Full Definition of GALLING

:  markedly irritating :  vexing <a most galling defeat>
gall·ing·ly \-liŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of GALLING

  1. This is a galling defeat.
  2. <her holier-than-thou attitude is galling>

Origin of GALLING

First Known Use: 1583

Rhymes with GALLING


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