noun, plural ga·zelles, (especially collectively) ga·zelle.
Origin of gazelle
Examples from the Web for gazelle
She glided over the tile floor like a gazelle and had a face that Amedeo Modigliani would have died for.
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.
But he had left the gazelle, the cat, the goldfish and the turtle behind.In the Land of Mosques & Minarets|Francis Miltoun
When he had done so, the gazelle set to and beat him so soundly that he cried out: “Oh, let up, I beg of you!”Zanzibar Tales|Various
"But Rameses is not a gazelle to run, but a lion," said the old woman gravely.Uarda, Complete|Georg Ebers
I cannot sleep, I cannot eat, I cannot drink, for the worry of that gazelle.The Violet Fairy Book|Various
Every tree and flower and "dear gazelle" is no sooner loved than it is lost through death or misunderstanding.The Abiding Presence of the Holy Ghost in the Soul|Bede Jarrett
British Dictionary definitions for gazelle
noun plural -zelles or -zelle
Word Origin for gazelle
Word Origin and History for gazelle
c.1600, from French gazelle, Old French gazel (14c.), probably via Spanish, ultimately from North African pronunciation of Arabic ghazal.