Gallup poll

noun Gal·lup poll \¦galə(p)¦pōl\

Definition of Gallup poll

  1. :  a sampling of public opinion on a particular issue or of the degree of information among the public about a particular thing or of opinion or information in a particular group taken by questioning a representative cross section belongs certainly among the most remarkable stars visible with the naked eye; a Gallup poll among amateurs and professional astronomers alike would undoubtedly confirm this — Sky & Telescope contests of all kinds, questionnaires, and Gallup polls have become enormously popular — Westralian Farmers Co-operative Gazette we can … find out who are the supporters only by organized inquiries and Gallup polls — Barbara & Robert North an amateur Gallup poll to discover what modern American short-story writers are well known to the intelligent reading public in England — Times Literary Supplement

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Origin and Etymology of gallup poll

after George H. Gallup, born 1901 American statistician

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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