(noun, verb)


1. an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle

Definition categories: state

2. a skin sore caused by chafing

Definition categories: state, sore

3. abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury

Definition categories: plant

4. a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

Similar word(s): bitterness, rancor, rancour, resentment

Definition categories: feeling, enmity, hostility

5. a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats

Similar word(s): bile

Definition categories: body

6. the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties

Similar word(s): cheekiness, crust, freshness, impertinence, impudence, insolence

Definition categories: attribute, discourtesy, rudeness


1. become or make sore by or as if by rubbing

Similar word(s): chafe, fret

Definition categories: perception, irritate

2. irritate or vex

- It galls me that we lost the suit

Similar word(s): irk

Definition categories: emotion, anger

Sentences with gall as a verb:

- Improper cooling and a dull milling blade on titanium can gall the surface.