noun, plural ga·zelles, (especially collectively) ga·zelle.
Origin of gazelle
Examples from the Web for gazelle
Contemporary Examples of gazelle
She glided over the tile floor like a gazelle and had a face that Amedeo Modigliani would have died for.They Were Perfect Together
November 22, 2010
Then, from my left, a tall, beautiful girl, graceful as a gazelle in skintight jeans and high heels, slinked over to me.
The gazelle was at my side again, and I bought her a third beer.
Historical Examples of gazelle
Then south-eastwards to Teereh; near which we started a gazelle across the fields.Byeways in Palestine
At times Ea was regarded as a gazelle rather than as an antelope.The Evolution of the Dragon
G. Elliot Smith
He answered that he would; and whilst we were waiting, behold, a gazelle got into the net.A Boswell of Baghdad
E. V. Lucas
Her beauty was magnificently evil; she had the grace of a gazelle and the eyes of a sorceress.The Yellow Claw
Honain, Honain, the gazelle has broken her chain, and is eating my roses.'Alroy
noun plural -zelles or -zelle
Word Origin for gazelle
c.1600, from French gazelle, Old French gazel (14c.), probably via Spanish, ultimately from North African pronunciation of Arabic ghazal.