gallop

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈɡæləp/

Noun[change]

Singular
gallop

Plural
gallops

  1. A gallop is the fastest pace of a horse, a two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously.
  2. A gallop is an abnormal rhythm of the heart, made up of three or four sounds, like a horse's gallop.

Verb[change]

Plain form
gallop

Third-person singular
gallops

Past tense
galloped

Past participle
galloped

Present participle
galloping

An animation of a horse galloping.
  1. (transitive) (of a horse, etc) To run at a gallop.
    The horse galloped past the finishing line.
  2. (transitive) To run very fast.