Gallic for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD (gælɪk)
graded adjective & adjective [usu ADJ n]
Gallic means the same as French. You sometimes use Gallic to describeideas, feelings, or actions that you think are very typical of France and French people. ⇒ The proposal has provoked howls of Gallic indignation. ⇒ Mme Arlette gave a Gallic shrug.