or gal·o·pade



Origin of gallopade

1825–35; < French galopade, equivalent to galop(er) to gallop + -ade -ade1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for gallopade

Historical Examples of gallopade

  • His gallopade was declared to be divine: he absolutely sailed in air.

    The Young Duke

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • But everybody was fascinated by the breathlessness of the gallopade, the escapes from disaster.

  • Everybody far and near is standing in attitude to gallopade.


    Rhoda Broughton

  • Nor would it become you any better if you were to be dancing a gallopade, or clambering up trees in fits of love enthusiasm.

    A New Atmosphere

    Gail Hamilton

  • And I was forced to gallopade up and down that verandah till I felt half dead with fatigue.

British Dictionary definitions for gallopade




another word for galop
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