Definition of 'galling'
Example sentences containing 'galling'
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There is something especially galling about the innocent being killed. Christianity Today (2000) Especially galling as the rottweiler came fifth. The Sun (2007)For this stellar cast to be upstaged by the scenery must be galling. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So it is particularly galling and disappointing. The Sun (2006)It would have been particularly galling that his idea was on the threshold of international success. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It must be galling and disabling. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is especially galling to be lectured by people who left frontline British politics to make money. Times, Sunday Times (2015)To have paid Wembley prices for a party like this must have been galling. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This can be particularly galling when you are billed for other people's actions when you receive calls or voicemails. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How galling that must be, to have your life defined by being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was particularly galling for Fulham. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But I suppose it must be galling for them. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This must be extremely galling for the Prime Minister. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It must be galling to know that you were right all along about something, but missed a colossal payday because you were right too soon. Times, Sunday Times (2010)How galling it must be for the French that the Italians got there first. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was an easy result for them, that's the galling thing. The Sun (2013)What is particularly galling is that all their activities are, in turn, underwritten by the taxpayer. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is particularly galling to British-based businesses battling to compete with Amazon that cannot take advantage of the tax benefits its multinational structure provides. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Such calls must be especially galling to the very elderly, struggling to the phone and struggling to work out what it's all about. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What's particularly galling is that it's only when the film is targeted at the female audience that it loses its wits so dramatically. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For Ennis it was particularly galling as this was a rare chance for the heptathlete to take on solo specialists in the 100 metres hurdles. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Synonyms of 'galling'
annoying, provoking, irritating, aggravating
Trends of 'galling'
Used Occasionally. galling is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of galling from the Collins English Dictionary
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