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gar·gle

 (gär′gəl)
v. gar·gled, gar·gling, gar·gles
v.intr.
1. To force exhaled air through a liquid held in the back of the mouth, with the head tilted back, in order to cleanse or medicate the mouth or throat.
2. To produce the sound of gargling when speaking or singing.
v.tr.
1. To rinse or medicate (the mouth or throat) by gargling.
2. To circulate or apply (a medicine or solution) by gargling.
3. To utter with a gargling sound.
n.
1. A medicated solution for gargling.
2. A gargling sound.

[French gargouiller, from Old French.]

gargle

(ˈɡɑːɡəl)
vb
1. (Medicine) to rinse (the mouth and throat) with a liquid, esp a medicinal fluid by slowly breathing out through the liquid
2. to utter (words, sounds, etc) with the throaty bubbling noise of gargling
n
3. the liquid used for gargling
4. the sound produced by gargling
5. informal Brit an alcoholic drink: what was her favourite gargle?.
[C16: from Old French gargouiller to gargle, make a gurgling sound, from gargouille throat, perhaps of imitative origin]
ˈgargler n

gar•gle

(ˈgɑr gəl)

v. -gled, -gling,
n. v.i.
1. to wash or rinse the throat or mouth with a liquid held in the throat and kept in motion by a stream of air from the lungs.
v.t.
2. to gargle (the throat or mouth).
3. to utter with a gargling sound.
n.
4. any liquid used for gargling.
5. a gargling sound.
[1520–30; < Middle French gargouiller to gargle, rattle the throat, derivative of gargouille throat; perhaps imitative]
gar′gler, n.

gargle


Past participle: gargled
Gerund: gargling

Imperative
gargle
gargle
Present
I gargle
you gargle
he/she/it gargles
we gargle
you gargle
they gargle
Preterite
I gargled
you gargled
he/she/it gargled
we gargled
you gargled
they gargled
Present Continuous
I am gargling
you are gargling
he/she/it is gargling
we are gargling
you are gargling
they are gargling
Present Perfect
I have gargled
you have gargled
he/she/it has gargled
we have gargled
you have gargled
they have gargled
Past Continuous
I was gargling
you were gargling
he/she/it was gargling
we were gargling
you were gargling
they were gargling
Past Perfect
I had gargled
you had gargled
he/she/it had gargled
we had gargled
you had gargled
they had gargled
Future
I will gargle
you will gargle
he/she/it will gargle
we will gargle
you will gargle
they will gargle
Future Perfect
I will have gargled
you will have gargled
he/she/it will have gargled
we will have gargled
you will have gargled
they will have gargled
Future Continuous
I will be gargling
you will be gargling
he/she/it will be gargling
we will be gargling
you will be gargling
they will be gargling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gargling
you have been gargling
he/she/it has been gargling
we have been gargling
you have been gargling
they have been gargling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gargling
you will have been gargling
he/she/it will have been gargling
we will have been gargling
you will have been gargling
they will have been gargling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gargling
you had been gargling
he/she/it had been gargling
we had been gargling
you had been gargling
they had been gargling
Conditional
I would gargle
you would gargle
he/she/it would gargle
we would gargle
you would gargle
they would gargle
Past Conditional
I would have gargled
you would have gargled
he/she/it would have gargled
we would have gargled
you would have gargled
they would have gargled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gargle - a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouthgargle - a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth
solution - a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
2.gargle - the sound produced while gargling
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
Verb1.gargle - utter with gargling or burbling sounds
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
2.gargle - rinse one's mouth and throat with mouthwash; "gargle with this liquid"
lave, wash - cleanse (one's body) with soap and water
Translations
يُغَرْغِر
kloktatkloktadlo
gurgle
gargarizál
skola hálsinn
gargaliuotiskalauti gerklę
skalot
kloktať
gargara yapmak

gargle

[ˈgɑːgl]
A. N (= sound) → gárgaras fpl; (= liquid) → gargarismo m
B. VIhacer gárgaras, gargarear (LAm)

gargle

[ˈgɑːrgəl]
ngargarisme m

gargle

vigurgeln; (→ mit)
n (= liquid)Gurgelwasser nt

gargle

[ˈgɑːgl]
1. n (act) → gargarismo; (liquid) → collutorio
2. vifare gargarismi

gargle

(ˈgaːgl) verb
to wash the throat eg with a soothing liquid, by letting the liquid lie in the throat and breathing out against it.

gar·gle

n. gargarización;
v. hacer gárgaras.

gargle

vi hacer gárgaras
References in classic literature ?
Joan, who had gone into the bungalow, tossed down a strip of white calico, in which old Telepasse was promptly wrapped, and he stood forth, resplendent and purified, withal he still spat and strangled from the soap-suds with which Noa Noah had gargled his throat.
He gargled his mouth and throat, took a suck at a divided lemon, and all the while the towels worked like mad, driving oxygen into his lungs to purge the pounding blood and send it back revivified for the struggle yet to come.
A recent study found a couple of tablets, dissolved in water then gargled, relieved sore throats for over six hours.
Ms Stone gargled it as if her throat was full of marbles.