Definition of "gal" [gal]

  • Informal A girl. (noun)
  • The centimeter-gram-second unit of acceleration, equal to one centimeter per second per second. (noun)

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Use "gal" in a sentence
  • "Now she's what I call a gal -- ez pretty and plump ez a quail;"
  • "Matter of fact, that’s exactly what and where the title gal, Broker Bob and I all decided."
  • "A boondoggle that will evaporate when fuel gets back $4+/gal is a poor use."