galled galled

Definition(s):

  • (adj) painful from having the skin abraded

Usage(s):

  1. What had particularly galled him was an article by Publisher Ginzburg.
  2. Stallone's particularly galled by Bush's tough talk.
  3. What galled Bush most was McCain's double standard when it came to playing gutter-ball politics.

News

  • Zimmerman Won't Be Getting His Gun Back After All

    One detail about the end of George Zimmerman's murder trial that particularly galled people (aside from the verdict) was the fact the Sanford Police Department was willing to return the weapon that fired the round that ended Trayvon Martin's life.
    on July 19, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

Quotes

  1. "Our heart goes out to those people in Alabama and Georgia, but it really galled me to see the director of FEMA with the president in Alabama and Georgia holding hands, singing 'Kumbaya' and talking about the new and improved FEMA," said Rep....
    on Mar 7, 2007 By: Mike Ross Source: Arkansas News

  2. "That's the thing that really kind of galled a lot of school board members and a lot of people," Nelson said.
    on Jul 30, 2005 By: Jim Nelson Source: KVUE

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