Meaning of “gall” in the English Dictionary

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gallverb [ T ]

us /ɡɔl/

gall verb [ T ] (ANNOY)

to make someone annoyed:

It galls him to take orders from a less experienced colleague.

gallnoun [ U ]

us /ɡɔl/

gall noun [ U ] (RUDE BEHAVIOR)

inability to understand that your behavior or what you say is rude and not acceptable to other people:

[ + to infinitive ] I don’t know how she can have the gall to accuse other people of being lazy when she comes in late every day!

(Definition of “gall” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)