Gallop - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡæləp|  American pronunciation of the word gallop
Brit.  |ˈɡaləp|  British pronunciation of the word gallop


- 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
- go at galloping speed
- cause to move at full gallop(syn: extend)


The horse galloped toward us.

He mounted his horse and galloped off to sound the alarm.

She galloped her horse toward us.

I grabbed my books and galloped out the door.

The program gallops through early American history.

The horse was at full gallop.

He mounted his horse and took off at a gallop.

We went for a gallop through the countryside.

Our horses were almost always in a gallop.

We galloped the letter to the headquarters.

I'm sure it's not good for the children to gallop through their meals the way they do.

A neighbour's horse came galloping down the road, riderless.

I watched as Jan galloped away.

Ian came galloping down the stairs.

The horses broke into a gallop (=begin to go very fast).

Word forms

I/you/we/they: gallop
he/she/it: gallops
present participle: galloping
past tense: galloped
past participle: galloped
singular: gallop
plural: gallops
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