gallop

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1gal·lop

verb \ˈga-ləp\

of a horse or similar animal : to run very fast : to run at a gallop

: to ride on a galloping horse

: to make (a horse) gallop

Full Definition of GALLOP

intransitive verb
1
:  to progress or ride at a gallop
2
:  to run fast
transitive verb
1
:  to cause to gallop
2
:  to transport at a gallop
gal·lop·er noun

Examples of GALLOP

  1. The horse galloped toward us.
  2. He mounted his horse and galloped off to sound the alarm.
  3. She galloped her horse toward us.
  4. I grabbed my books and galloped out the door.
  5. The program gallops through early American history.

First Known Use of GALLOP

15th century

Rhymes with GALLOP

2gallop

noun

: the way a horse or similar animal moves when it is running fast and all four of its feet leave the ground at the same time

: a ride or run at a gallop

Full Definition of GALLOP

1
:  a bounding gait of a quadruped; specifically :  a fast natural usually 4-beat gait of the horse — compare 3canter, run
2
:  a ride or run at a gallop
3
:  a stretch of land suitable for galloping horses
4
:  a rapid or hasty progression or pace

Examples of GALLOP

  1. The horse was at full gallop.
  2. He mounted his horse and took off at a gallop.
  3. We went for a gallop through the countryside.

Origin of GALLOP

Middle French galop
First Known Use: 1523

Rhymes with GALLOP

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