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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The bubbling sound of water flowing from a bottle with a narrow neck v. - Utter with a bubbly sound; Drink from a flask with a bubbling sound; Flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise.

Usage examples (35)
  • I had that all too familiar "gurgle" sensation in my lower stomach/intestinal area.
  • Lub uttered a gurgle to indicate his consternation.
  • Feel those lips and hear the gurgle of her laughter!
  • It sounded like a gurgle in the throat of debauchery. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Water will "gurgle" (water flowing with a gentle sound) from the mouth of the "gargoyle" (a carved stone figure). Note: Gargle means to medicate one's throat with a liquid medicine.
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