nouninformal, chiefly North American
A girl or young woman.
- When you think of the situation, you're talking about a pretty huge athlete and a petite young gal.
- One young gal is the unfortunate recipient of a lobster claw lancing before being electrocuted via her hoop earrings.
- Even with the help of his Lordship's daughter, a pretty young gal named Truly, the treats are rejected.
Late 18th century: representing a pronunciation.
Words that rhyme with galAl, bacchanal, cabal, canal, Chagall, Chantal, chaparral, grand mal, Guadalcanál, Hal, La Salle, mall, Natal, pal, pall-mall, petit mal, sal, shall, Val
Early 20th century: named after Galileo Galilei.
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