Definition of gall verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gall

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ɡɔːl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡɔːl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gall
BrE BrE//ɡɔːl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡɔːl//
 
he / she / it galls
BrE BrE//ɡɔːlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡɔːlz//
 
past simple galled
BrE BrE//ɡɔːld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡɔːld//
 
past participle galled
BrE BrE//ɡɔːld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡɔːld//
 
-ing form galling
BrE BrE//ˈɡɔːlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɔːlɪŋ//
 
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gall somebody | it galls somebody to do something | it galls somebody that… to make somebody feel upset and angry, especially because something is unfair It galls me to have to apologize to her. see also galling See related entries: Anger Word Originverb Old English gealle ‘sore on a horse’, perhaps related to gall ‘rude behaviour’; superseded in Middle English by forms from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch.
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