gobble gobble  /ˈɡɑ bəl/


  1. (n) the characteristic sound made by a turkey cock
  2. (v) eat hastily without proper chewing
  3. (v) make a gurgling sound, characteristic of turkeys

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  1. In a squat-and-gobble culture, Slashfood is food for thought.
  2. While many industry watchers still believe that Microsoft will gobble up Yahoo eventually, chances are it will have to pay a lot more for its meal.


  1. 'Pac-Man' as a first-person shooter is absolutely terrifying

    Ever wonder what it would feel like to really step into Pac-Man's shoes, or whatever it is that helps the guy move forward and gobble up all those pellets? Sure, running around with a relentless case of the munchies and occasionally swallowing your worst enemies whole might seem like a lot of fun, but wouldn't wandering around a dark "Tron"-like maze where the only other things to interact with ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Outside investors purchasing more Downtown Pittsburgh sites

    High occupancy rates to the diversity of the local economy is prompting out-of-state investors to gobble up prominent real estate.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

  3. Big Kahuna Wing Fest: All-day eats, music

    So you think you can really gobble down those wings better than anybody else?
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Knoxville News Sentinel


  1. "Romeo is a great guy and when people taste blood they are going to try and gobble him up," tight end Kellen Winslow said. "He's got nothing to worry about. He's a great coach."
    on Nov 30, 2006 By: Kellen Winslow Source: Forbes

  2. "What you don't eat, I am sure the deputy will gobble," Paisley said in reference to McGuinness and his official power-sharing rank of deputy first minister.
    on May 1, 2007 By: Ian Paisley Source: International Herald Tribune

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