a term used to refer to a girl or woman.
Other definitions for gal (2 of 4)
a centimeter-gram-second unit of acceleration, equal to one centimeter per second per second.
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How to use gal in a sentence
With some, though, there was nothing to be done to help a kosher gal out.
Missy, 37, is a petite, bespectacled gal with a green pixie cut, and her arms are adorned with tattoos.Masters of Alt Sex: SuicideGirls Hits Puberty and Wants to Invade Your TV Set | Marlow Stern | December 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Before she headlined the Playboy resorts, Joan Rivers was the funny gal in a spirited trio that played in hip nightclubs.
Once we got that big hair on her, she found her inner Italian; her inner Long Island gal.Jonathan Demme on Gaza, Transphobia in ‘The Silence of the Lambs,’ and Meryl Streep as a Rock Star | Marlow Stern | July 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One must “prepare thyself” and “play as a team” while also making sure not to “be that guy/gal.”
She's been hired out a spell in Jacksonville,—nuss to a little gal, and now she's gwine home.The Cromptons | Mary J. Holmes
My sweet gal,” he said affably touching his cap, “is Capting Laidlaw within?The Garret and the Garden | R.M. Ballantyne
There is a vast difference between memy condition, I meanand the gal and her mother.
Keeps her gal in high school when shed ought to be in a store or a factory, earnin her keep.
I suggested that the gal pay the rent for December; itll be due in a day or two.
British Dictionary definitions for gal (1 of 5)
slang a girl
British Dictionary definitions for gal (2 of 5)
a unit of acceleration equal to 1 centimetre per second per second
British Dictionary definitions for GAL (3 of 5)
get a life
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Scientific definitions for gal.
Abbreviation of gallon
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