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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


Synonymsguggle


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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