Definition of Gallup poll™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Gallup poll™

BrE BrE//ˈɡæləp pəʊl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡæləp poʊl//
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a way of finding out public opinion by asking a typical group of people questions Word Origin1940s: named after George H. Gallup (1901–84), the American statistician who devised the method.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Gallup poll™