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Definition of "gurgle" []

  • To flow in a broken irregular current with a bubbling sound: water gurgling from a bottle. (verb-intransitive)
  • To make a sound similar to this: The baby gurgled with pleasure. (verb-intransitive)
  • To express or pronounce with a broken, irregular, bubbling sound. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gurgle" in a sentence
  • "Something akin to a gurgle was the only sound he had power to make as she seemed to float in front of him and her fingers wrapped around the base of his shaft."
  • "I   have been a Cincinnati Reds fan since conception, and even the promise of complete baseball sanctity through the purging of "cheaters" wouldn't make me want to see Barry Larkin or Ken Griffey, Jr. 's name gurgle up from the depths of an anonymous survey. or part-time in my home."
  • "It was the voice of a man, big, hearty, with that thick, throaty gurgle which is so suggestive of London that one is certain to find a tweed suit and riding-breeches associated with it."