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  • n. One that gulps

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A deep-sea eel, Saccopharynx ampullaceus, and other species of the family Saccopharyngidæ, remarkable for the extraordinary extension of the gape.

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

  • n. a drinker who swallows large amounts greedily


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  • The scientists who discovered the creatures were apparently as amused as we are, giving them names such as gulper eel, droopy sea pen, squarenose helmetfish, ping-pong tree sponge, Gorgon's head and googly-eyed glass squid.

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  • And although my dog isn't much of a gulper of all things, many of his visiting dog pals are.

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  • Accordingly, I anticipate that a consequence of the regulations authorized by this provision of the HCR bill, there will be false advertising and similiar trival suits — OMG, that triple grease bomb with super-sized fries and gallon gurgle gulper really had 52,000 calories and not just 50,000!

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  • MADISON ARM, HEBGEN LAKE, MONTANA Famous for gulper fishing in late summer, this water calls for long, accurate casts.henrysforkanglers. com

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  • Gallardo-Domas is fine but she strikes me as a bit of a gulper when it comes to her vocal lines.

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  • Are you a gulper, must read in large chunks of time, one book at a time type, or can you be just as happy with a simple sips from several sources, reading several books at once?

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  • I think of the Reader, with capital R, as a cross section gulper, and I'm always surprised to find that they may be more boutique than I imagine.

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  • I am trying to locate those gulper eel and hatchet fish toys you have.

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  • My 3 yo son is crazy about deep sea fishes like fangtooth, gulper eel, viperfish etc.

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  • It's again more important to be able to drive with a big gulp than to drive a little gulper, apparently.

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