from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A gurgling sound.
  • To make a gurgling sound; gurgle.
  • To gargle, as the throat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb See gurgle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To make a sound as of liquid being poured from a small-necked container
  • verb of a liquid To pour from a container and make this sound
  • noun Such a sound

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb make a sound like a liquid that is being poured from a bottle
  • verb drink from a flask with a gurgling sound
  • verb flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise


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