Galling meaning

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Causing extreme irritation or chagrin; vexing.

A galling delay; a galling setback to their plans.

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Chafing; very annoying; irritating; vexing.
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The definition of galling is something very annoying or upsetting.

When you lose a contest to your bitter rival, this is an example of when the loss is galling.

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Present participle of gall.
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Origin of galling

  • From gall +‎ -ing. The adjective follows from the verb.

    From Wiktionary