Synonyms of gall


1. saddle sore, gall, animal disease

usage: an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle

2. gall, sore

usage: a skin sore caused by chafing

3. gall, plant tissue

usage: abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury

4. resentment, bitterness, gall, rancor, rancour, hostility, enmity, ill will

usage: a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

5. bile, gall, digestive juice, digestive fluid

usage: a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats

6. crust, gall, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshness, discourtesy, rudeness

usage: the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties


1. chafe, gall, fret, irritate

usage: become or make sore by or as if by rubbing

2. gall, irk, anger

usage: irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"

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