Definitions for gallopˈgæl əp
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to ride a horse at a gallop; ride at full speed.
to run rapidly by leaps, as a horse; go at a gallop.
to go fast, race, or hurry, as a person or time.
(v.t.)to cause (a horse or other animal) to gallop.
(n.)a fast gait of the horse or other quadruped in which, in the course of each stride, all four feet are off the ground at once.
a run or ride at this gait.
a rapid rate of going.
a period of going rapidly.
Origin of gallop:
1375–1425; < OF galoper (see well1, leap )
a fast gait of a horse; a two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously
ride at a galloping pace
"He was galloping down the road"
go at galloping speed
"The horse was galloping along"
cause to move at full gallop
"Did you gallop the horse just now?"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
(of a horse) to run at top speed
a horse's top speed
to break into a gallop
The fastest gait of a horse.
A two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously
To ride at a galloping pace
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.
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.
to move or run in the mode called a gallop; as a horse; to go at a gallop; to run or move with speed
to ride a horse at a gallop
fig.: To go rapidly or carelessly, as in making a hasty examination
to cause to gallop
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
Translations for gallop
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(of a horse) to move at a gallop
The horse galloped round the field.
- galoparPortuguese (BR)
- καλπάζω (για άλογο)Greek
- چهار نعل رفتنFarsi
- सरपट दौड़नाHindi
- faraá stökkiIcelandic
- 갤럽으로 달리다Korean
- šuoliuoti, bėgti šuoliaisLithuanian
- چهار نعل رفتنPersian
- په تراټ تللPashto
- a galopaRomanian
- скакать галопомRussian
- (ม้า) วิ่งเหยาะ ๆThai
- dörtnala gitmekTurkish
- (馬匹)飛奔Chinese (Trad.)
- гнати галопомUkrainian
- گھوڑے کا سرپٹ دوڑناUrdu
- phi nước đạiVietnamese
- （使马）飞跑Chinese (Simp.)
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