Definition for galling (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of gall2
Examples from the Web for galling
Runfola's defense is nothing short of galling–and her lawyer should be called out for it.Should Twitter Suspend LGBT Engineer Accused Of Raping Her Wife?|Emily Shire|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To Palmer, the coincidence of his bullpen exile and his return to form was galling.
How galling it must have been to her to see once radical manifestos used for nostalgia.
That was galling for those who described the invasion of Iraq as a conflict of choice, not necessity.
But, boy oh boy, are we about to enter a galling period of hearing them pretend otherwise.Running From Romney: the GOP’s Phony New Compassion|Michael Tomasky|November 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The inquisitors found it galling and surmounted the obstacle with an utterly disgraceful quibble.Medival Heresy and the Inquisition|A. S. Turberville
That, after all, was sufficient; left his friends mind without rancor for his galling truth-telling.The Confounding of Camelia|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
It was galling to feel that he had no confidence in my coolness or my nerve, when neither had ever failed him at a pinch.A Thief in the Night|E. W. Hornung
It was galling to their pride to think that a mere handful of pale-faces were able to withstand their onslaughts so successfully.The Indians' Last Fight|Dennis Collins
It must be galling for your ally to have to fight a people so small in numbers but so great in their unconquerable resolution.