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Definition of "gazelle" []

  • Any of various small, swift antelopes of the genus Gazella and related genera of Africa and Asia, characteristically having a slender neck and annulate horns. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gazelle" in a sentence
  • "Know O Jinni! that this gazelle is the daughter of my paternal uncle, my own flesh and blood, and I married her when she was a young maid, and I lived with her well nigh thirty years, yet was I not blessed with issue by her."
  • "The gazelle is thawing out, the booze has been bought (and some it has already been consumed), prizes have been purchased and the insurance waivers have been signed (We're not going to play * jump the alligator* if I don't have insurance, no way)."
  • "The gazelle is marinating, the good folks at City Hall have sprung for a new BBQ this year, prizes have been purchased, and now all we are waiting on is time, and you."