galloping

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adjective gal·lop·ing \ˈga-lə-piŋ\

Definition of galloping

  1. :  progressing, developing, or increasing rapidly galloping inflation a galloping farce galloping alcoholism

Examples of galloping in a Sentence

  1. the galloping pace of development in that Sunbelt state

Origin and Etymology of galloping

from present participle of 1gallop


First Known Use: 1567


GALLOPING Defined for English Language Learners

galloping

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adjective gal·lop·ing \ˈga-lə-piŋ\

Definition of galloping for English Language Learners

  • : quickly developing or increasing


Medical Dictionary

galloping

adjective gal·lop·ing

Medical Definition of galloping

  1. of a disease :  progressing rapidly toward a fatal conclusion galloping consumption



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