verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of gallop
Synonyms for gallop
Related Words for gallopzoom, dart, dash, stride, lope, hurry, amble, trot, shoot, canter, rush, run, course, career, spring, jump, pace, leap, fly, hurdle
Examples from the Web for gallop
Contemporary Examples of gallop
“Our entire aim is to help make it easier to talk about sex,” says Gallop.Silicon Valley’s Soft Sex Ban
May 29, 2014
At one point the coach driver whipped the horses into a gallop and drove right through the Hessian army.Beethoven in Love: The Woman Who Captivated the Young Composer
January 26, 2014
The haredi leadership is ready to gallop at full speed over this religious fiscal cliff.Voting For Yair Lapid, Israel’s Maimonides
Rabbi Daniel Landes
February 4, 2013
Historical Examples of gallop
"Now, my beauty, they'll have to gallop," Porter was saying.
Take them out at three-quarter gallop down the back stretch.
Still there was no check in the Black's gallop; he was like a devil that could go on forever and ever.
The force of his gallop carried the Black full over onto his back.
He could gallop, else he had not won the race in which he beat The Dutchman.
verb -lops, -loping or -loped
Word Origin for gallop
early 15c., from Middle French galoper (12c.), cognate of Old North French waloper, from Frankish *wala hlaupan "to run well" (see wallop). Related: Galloped; galloping.
1520s, from gallop (v.).