Definition of gale
- gale Noun A very strong wind, more than a breeze, less than a storm; number 7 through 9 winds on the 12-step Beaufort scale.
- gale Noun An outburst, especially of laughter.
- gale Noun A light breeze.
- gale Noun A periodic payment, such as is made of a rent or annuity.
- gale Noun A shrub, sweet gale ("Myrica gale") growing on moors and fens.