Definition of gazelle :
One of several small, swift, elegantly formed species of antelope, of the genus Gazella, esp. G. dorcas; - called also algazel, corinne, korin, and kevel. The gazelles are celebrated for the luster and soft expression of their eyes.
mammal (part of speech: noun)
fox, hog, camel, cavy, jackal, donkey, lynx, hare, hedgehog, otter, antelope, wolf, sheep, echidna, rhinoceros, mule, lemming, dog, horse, mongoose, squirrel, raccoon, hyena, dingo, burro, ibex, wallaby, panda, coyote, elephant, caribou, opossum, llama, lion, giraffe, mole, cow, puma, polecat, mouse, arctic fox, cat, ox, zebra, kangaroo, pig, weasel, marmot, gnu, hamster, porcupine, stag, camelopard, bobcat, ermine, panther, ocelot, deer, chipmunk, bison, alpaca, gopher, cheetah, wombat, sable, yak, koala, rabbit, buffalo, swine, stoat, mink, shrew, skunk, cougar, ferret, hippopotamus, possum, beaver, goat, bear, tiger, dromedary, sloth, platypus, moose, chinchilla, jaguar, reindeer, rat, leopard, elk, ass
- The expression of his dark eyes, slightly depressed, was strange; if he was in good humour they were soft, with a kind of gazelle- like timidity about them that made one love him; but when angry the fierce and bloodshot eye seemed to shed fire. - "A Narrative of Captivity in Abyssinia With Some Account of the Late Emperor Theodore, His Country and People", Henry Blanc.
- The gazelle ate grass wherever he could find it. - "Fifty Fabulous Fables", Lida Brown McMurry.
- I'll be elephant trainer and start Irene running; she'll be a graceful gazelle by the time I finish. - "Just Patty", Jean Webster.