Definition Of gallop


(of a horse) go at the pace of a gallop.

The horses galloped at an astonishing pace, racing for the edge of the forest, through the Hollow Mists of Leba, desperate to escape.

(of a process or time) progress rapidly in a seemingly uncontrollable manner.

panic about the deadline galloping toward them

the fastest pace of a horse or other quadruped, with all the feet off the ground together in each stride.

the horse broke into a furious gallop

Example Of gallop

  • a mounted police charge at full gallop

  • Alexander wondered how it was even possible to strike a target from the back of a horse at full gallop while wielding the crossbow with one hand.

  • At the foot of a slope our horses were urged into a full gallop , jumping over rocks until we got to the cattle.

  • But when I was invited to go for a gallop in the forest my nerves gave out again.

  • don't gallop through your speech

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