gurgle gurgle  /ˈɡɜr ɡəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the bubbling sound of water flowing from a bottle with a narrow neck
  2. (v) flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
  3. (v) make sounds similar to gurgling water
  4. (v) drink from a flask with a gurgling sound
  5. (v) utter with a gurgling sound

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. So died, with a failing gurgle of protest, one of the Ivy League's oldest and least-mourned traditions: Dartmouth was the last of the eight schools to go coed.
  2. Gurgle, gurgle, the budget is sinkingWhen they first saw the budget, Congressmen of both parties let out a bipartisan howl.
  3. In the past ten years many of her pictures, from X Y Zee to The Mirror Crack 'd, have sunk from sight with little more than a gurgle of wasted dollars.

News

  1. Pick up a paddle

    The soft gurgle of clear water as it whirlpools around moss-covered stones is the siren call to Ohio's canoeing enthusiasts.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum

  2. Pick up a paddle: Explore Ohio from network of waterways

    The soft gurgle of clear water as it whirlpools around moss-covered stones is the siren call to Ohio's canoeing enthusiasts.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Mansfield News Journal

Quotes

  • Kenneth Tynan, later reviewing her performances in high comedy, said * * they had been enriched by Williams and revue with "the arched eyebrow, the appalled glare, the outrageous double take, the adenoidal gurgle, the wince of disgust".
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Kenneth Tynan Source: Independent

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