galloping

[ gal-uh-ping ]
/ ˈgæl ə pɪŋ /

adjective

at a gallop; running or moving quickly.
progressing rapidly to some conclusion, as a disease: galloping pneumonia.
growing or spreading rapidly: galloping inflation.

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Origin of galloping

First recorded in 1595–1605; gallop + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM galloping

un·gal·lop·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for galloping

galloping
/ (ˈɡæləpɪŋ) /

adjective

(prenominal) progressing at or as if at a gallopgalloping consumption
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