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gall

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
gall

Plural
galls

a gall in a leaf
a gall on a branch
  1. (uncountable) If you have the gall to do something, you do it even though it is very rude or unreasonable.
    I can't believe he had the gall to cancel at the last minute.
  2. (uncountable) (old, no longer used) Gall is anger or hatred.
  3. (uncountable) (old, no longer used) Gall is a green-brown liquid in your stomach that helps you to digest fats.
  4. (countable) A gall is a round growth in a plant from disease or insects.

Verb[change]

Plain form
gall

Third-person singular
galls

Past tense
galled

Past participle
galled

Present participle
galling

  1. (transitive) If someone or something galls you, they make you angry because of some unfairness.