gargle gargle

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth
  2. (n) the sound produced while gargling
  3. (v) utter with gargling or burbling sounds
  4. (v) rinse one's mouth and throat with mouthwash

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If you've never met Arthur Dent, engaged the Improbability Drive or sipped a pan-galactic gargle blaster, stop reading now: this article may leave you as cold as a Vogon's heart.
  2. They decided that a virus was to blame and prescribed a simple gargle.
  3. After another gargle, he was pushed into a tilting chair and dumped backward into the ducking pool, where seven blackened sailors ducked him vigorously.

News

  1. Upward Mobility: Android for iOS Developers, Part 4

    Our mini-Encyclopedia Galacticacan do a few things now, but it’s hardly ready to offer up the recipe for a Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster yet. If we want to take things to the next level (or at least the next screen), we …
    on July 8, 2013     Source: O'Reilly Media

  2. Watch The Koenigsegg CCR Revo In Action

    One of the criticisms that springs to my mind about Top Gear power tests is that it can be hard to get a feel for the car through the Yorkshire baritone of Jeremy Clarkson, but that is not the case with this video from the BHP Project. The car is a spaceship, but with a booming gargle rather than a whoosh . There's great views through the windshield, and though it seems like there's relatively ...
    on July 6, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

Quotes

  1. While on the ISS, as well as undertaking research into protein crystal growth, Garriott answered a number of questions, such as "Can you gargle in space?"
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Owen Garriott Source: Times Online

  2. Before exiting the stage Clinton said "I'm going to run out and gargle for a bit."
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: ABC News

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