from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or resembling a gallop, especially in rhythm or rapidity.
- adj. Developing or progressing at an accelerated rate: galloping technology.
- adj. Medicine Of or relating to a disease that progresses rapidly toward a fatal conclusion: galloping consumption.
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- v. Present participle of gallop.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Going at a gallop; progressing rapidly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Proceeding at a gallop; hence, figuratively, advancing rapidly; making rapid progress: as, a galloping consumption (that is, a consumption that proceeds rapidly to a fatal termination).
- n. The action of a horse that gallops; a running at a gallop.
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He was 53 years old from what they called galloping pneumonia.
Just then 15 people came galloping from the front room and out the door.
The animals were all at work weeding turnips under the supervision of a pig, when they were astonished to see Benjamin come galloping from the direction of the farm buildings, braying at the top of his voice.
She could see the girls taking turns in galloping around the oval, while Martin, as ringmaster, waved his whip and urged them on.
It ` s sometimes referred to as a galloping pneumonia fulmanent.
"What people call galloping consumption," said the doctor.
MANGALORE: CPM leader and Bankura MP Basudeb Acharia terming the galloping prices of essential commodities as an all
I have no use for any polls "galloping" or sitting.
I love the "galloping" shots you got here! glad every one had fun and survived it all, even "itchy hips"!
But Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has expressed concern at the "galloping" pace of the negotiations.