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verb [intransitive] gallop pronunciation in British English /ˈɡæləp/
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present tense
I/you/we/theygallop
he/she/itgallops
present participlegalloping
past tensegalloped
past participlegalloped
  1. 1
    if a horse gallops, it runs at its fastest speed
    The jockeys were up early galloping their horses around the track.
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    1. a.
      to ride a horse very fast
      gallop away/off/across etc: Jason jumped on his horse and went galloping off in the wrong direction.
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  2. 2
    to move, pass, or develop very quickly
    The year has just galloped by.

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