Origin of gallopade
- a lively round dance in duple time.
- a piece of music for, or in the rhythm of, this dance.
Origin of galop
1830–40; < French galop; see gallop
Also called gallopade, gal·o·pade.
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He was doubly indignant with himself because he had counted upon that morning galopade.What Will People Say?
- another word for galop
- a 19th-century couple dance in quick duple time
- a piece of music composed for this dance
Also called: gallopade
C19: from French; see gallop