HyperDic: gall

English > 8 senses of the word gall:
NOUNstategall, saddle sorean open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle
stategalla skin sore caused by chafing
plantgallabnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury
feelinggall, resentment, bitterness, rancor, rancoura feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
bodygall, bilea digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder
attributegall, crust, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshnessthe trait of being rude and impertinent
VERBperceptiongall, chafe, fretbecome or make sore by or as if by rubbing
emotiongall, irkirritate or vex
gall > pronunciation
Soundsgao'l
Rhymesalbuterol ... windfall: 100 rhymes with aol...
English > gall: 8 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle.
Synonymsaddle sore
Broaderanimal diseaseA disease that typically does not affect human beings
Verbsgallbecome or make sore by or as if by rubbing
English > gall: 8 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA skin sore caused by chafing.
Narrowersaddle soresore on a horseback rider chafed by a saddle
BroadersoreAn open skin infection
Verbsgallbecome or make sore by or as if by rubbing
English > gall: 8 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningAbnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury.
Narroweroak appleOak gall caused by larvae of a cynipid wasp
Broaderplant tissueThe tissue of a plant
Spanishagalla
Catalanagalla
English > gall: 8 senses > noun 4, feeling
MeaningA feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will .
Synonymsresentment, bitterness, rancor, rancour
Narrowerenvy, enviousnessA feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another
grudge, score, grievanceA resentment strong enough to justify retaliation
heartburningIntense resentment
sulkiness, huffishnessA feeling of sulky resentment
Broaderhostility, enmity, ill willThe feeling of a hostile person
Spanishamargura, encono, rencor, resentimiento
Catalanamargor, rancor, rancúnia, ressentiment
Verbsgallirritate or vex
English > gall: 8 senses > noun 5, body
MeaningA digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats.
Synonymbile
Broaderdigestive juice, digestive fluidsecretions that aid digestion
Spanishbile, bilis, cólera, hiel
Catalanbilis, còlera, fel
English > gall: 8 senses > noun 6, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties.
Synonymscrust, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshness
Narrowerchutzpa, chutzpah, hutzpah(Yiddish) unbelievable gall
Broaderdiscourtesy, rudenessA manner that is rude and insulting
Spanishatrevimiento, descaro, desvergüenza, impertinencia, insolencia, procacidad
Catalanbarra, descaradura, impertinència, insolència
English > gall: 8 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningBecome or make sore by or as if by rubbing.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymschafe, fret
Broaderirritateexcite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame
Spanishmolestar
Catalanmolestar
Nounsgalla skin sore caused by chafing
gallan open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle
English > gall: 8 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaningirritate or vex.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to gall Sue
Example"It galls me that we lost the suit"
Synonymirk
Broaderangermake angry
Spanishalterar, exasperar, fastidiar, irritar, mortificar
Catalanamoïnar, fastidiar, molestar, mortificar
Nounsgalla feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

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