Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun gall

6 senses of gall

Sense 1
saddle sore, gall -- (an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle)
       => animal disease -- (a disease that typically does not affect human beings)

Sense 2
gall -- (a skin sore caused by chafing)
       => sore -- (an open skin infection)

Sense 3
gall -- (abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury)
       => plant tissue -- (the tissue of a plant)

Sense 4
resentment, bitterness, gall, rancor, rancour -- (a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will)
       => hostility, enmity, ill will -- (the feeling of a hostile person; "he could no longer contain his hostility")

Sense 5
bile, gall -- (a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats)
       => digestive juice, digestive fluid -- (secretions that aid digestion)

Sense 6
crust, gall, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshness -- (the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties)
       => discourtesy, rudeness -- (a manner that is rude and insulting)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb gall

2 senses of gall

Sense 1
chafe, gall, fret -- (become or make sore by or as if by rubbing)
       => irritate -- (excite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame; "Aspirin irritates my stomach")

Sense 2
gall, irk -- (irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit")
       => anger -- (make angry; "The news angered him")

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