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English noun: gurgle

1. gurgle (event) the bubbling sound of water flowing from a bottle with a narrow neck

Broader (hypernym)sound

English verb: gurgle

1. gurgle (perception) flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise

SamplesBabbling brooks.

Synonymsbabble, bubble, burble, guggle, ripple

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)go, sound

Verb groupgurgle

2. gurgle (perception) make sounds similar to gurgling water

SamplesThe baby gurgled with satisfaction when the mother tickled it.

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)go, sound

Verb groupbabble, bubble, burble, guggle, gurgle, ripple

3. gurgle (consumption) drink from a flask with a gurgling sound


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)drink, imbibe

4. gurgle (communication) utter with a gurgling sound

Samples`Help,' the stabbing victim gurgled.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

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