Definition of Gallic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɡælɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡælɪk//
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connected with or considered typical of France or its people Gallic charm He lifted his shoulders in a Gallic shrug. Word Origin late 17th cent.: from Latin Gallicus, from Gallus ‘a Gaul’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Gallic