Definitions for gallopˈgæl əp

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. gallop(verb)

    a fast gait of a horse; a two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously

  2. gallop(verb)

    ride at a galloping pace

    "He was galloping down the road"

  3. gallop(verb)

    go at galloping speed

    "The horse was galloping along"

  4. gallop, extend(verb)

    cause to move at full gallop

    "Did you gallop the horse just now?"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. gallop(Noun)

    The fastest gait of a horse.

  2. gallop(Noun)

    A two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously

  3. gallop(Verb)

    To ride at a galloping pace

  4. gallop(Verb)

    To make electrical or other utility lines sway and/or move up and down violently, usually due to a combination of high winds and ice accrual on the lines.

  5. Origin: galopen, from galoper, from * from * + *, from hlaupanan, from klaup-. Possibly also derived from a deverbal of from * from a Proto-Germanic word meaning "dead, victim, slain" from wel- + * from *. More at well, leap, valkyrie. See also wallop.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Gallop(verb)

    to move or run in the mode called a gallop; as a horse; to go at a gallop; to run or move with speed

  2. Gallop(verb)

    to ride a horse at a gallop

  3. Gallop(verb)

    fig.: To go rapidly or carelessly, as in making a hasty examination

  4. Gallop(verb)

    to cause to gallop

  5. Gallop(verb)

    a mode of running by a quadruped, particularly by a horse, by lifting alternately the fore feet and the hind feet, in successive leaps or bounds

  6. Origin: [OE. galopen, F. galoper, of German origin; cf. assumed Goth. ga-hlaupan to run, OHG. giloufen, AS. gehlepan to leap, dance, fr. root of E. leap, and a prefix; or cf. OFlem. walop a gallop. See Leap, and cf. 1st Wallop.]

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  1. Gallop

    Gallop, sometimes credited as Studio Gallop, is a Japanese animation studio.

Translations for gallop

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  • trysk, klusat, cválat, běžet tryskem, letět tryskem, jet tryskem, cvalCzech
  • galopere, galopDanish
  • Galopp, galoppierenGerman
  • galope, galoparSpanish
  • تاختن, چهارنعل, چهارنعل رفتنPersian
  • kiitolaukka, neli, nelistää, laukataFinnish
  • galoper, galopFrench
  • דהרHebrew
  • galopigar, galoparIdo
  • ギャロップJapanese
  • galvotrūkčiais, galopas, šuoliuoti, šuoliaiLithuanian
  • galopp, galoppereNorwegian
  • galopować, cwałPolish
  • galope, galoparPortuguese
  • галоп, галопи́ровать, скака́ть гало́помRussian
  • gàlop, галопирати, galopirati, га̀лопSerbo-Croatian
  • galopp, galopperaSwedish
  • ห้อThai

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