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gallop

gal·lop

gallop

 
pronunciation:
gae lp
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: galloped, galloping, gallops
definition 1: to ride a horse at full speed.
The train robbers jumped on their horses and galloped away.
definition 2: to move or run forward rapidly; go fast.
The wild horses galloped through the canyon.
antonyms:
amble
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to gallop.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the fastest pace of a horse or other four-footed animal, in which all four feet are off the ground simultaneously during each stride.
They raced around the track at full gallop.
 
definition 2: a ride or run at this pace.
She enjoyed a gallop up the hill.
definition 3: a rapid pace.
derivation: galloper (n.)
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