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gur·gle

 (gûr′gəl)
v. gur·gled, gur·gling, gur·gles
v.intr.
1. To flow in a broken irregular current with a bubbling sound: water gurgling from a bottle.
2. To make a sound similar to this: The baby gurgled with pleasure.
v.tr.
To express or pronounce with a broken, irregular, bubbling sound.

[From Middle English gurguling, a gurgling sound in the abdomen, from Medieval Latin *gurgulāre, to gurgle, from Latin gurguliō, gullet.]

gur′gle n.
gur′gling·ly adv.

gurgle

(ˈɡɜːɡəl)
vb (intr)
1. (of liquids, esp of rivers, streams, etc) to make low bubbling noises when flowing
2. to utter low throaty bubbling noises, esp as a sign of contentment: the baby gurgled with delight.
n
the act or sound of gurgling
[C16: perhaps from Vulgar Latin gurgulāre, from Latin gurguliō gullet]
ˈgurgling adj

gur•gle

(ˈgɜr gəl)

v. -gled, -gling,
n. v.i.
1. to flow in a broken, irregular, noisy current: water gurgling from a bottle.
2. to make a sound as of water doing this; babble.
v.t.
3. to utter or express with a gurgling sound.
n.
4. the act or noise of gurgling.
[1555–65; compare Dutch, Middle Low German gorgelen, German gurgeln to gargle; akin to Latin gurguliō throat]

gurgle


Past participle: gurgled
Gerund: gurgling

Imperative
gurgle
gurgle
Present
I gurgle
you gurgle
he/she/it gurgles
we gurgle
you gurgle
they gurgle
Preterite
I gurgled
you gurgled
he/she/it gurgled
we gurgled
you gurgled
they gurgled
Present Continuous
I am gurgling
you are gurgling
he/she/it is gurgling
we are gurgling
you are gurgling
they are gurgling
Present Perfect
I have gurgled
you have gurgled
he/she/it has gurgled
we have gurgled
you have gurgled
they have gurgled
Past Continuous
I was gurgling
you were gurgling
he/she/it was gurgling
we were gurgling
you were gurgling
they were gurgling
Past Perfect
I had gurgled
you had gurgled
he/she/it had gurgled
we had gurgled
you had gurgled
they had gurgled
Future
I will gurgle
you will gurgle
he/she/it will gurgle
we will gurgle
you will gurgle
they will gurgle
Future Perfect
I will have gurgled
you will have gurgled
he/she/it will have gurgled
we will have gurgled
you will have gurgled
they will have gurgled
Future Continuous
I will be gurgling
you will be gurgling
he/she/it will be gurgling
we will be gurgling
you will be gurgling
they will be gurgling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gurgling
you have been gurgling
he/she/it has been gurgling
we have been gurgling
you have been gurgling
they have been gurgling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gurgling
you will have been gurgling
he/she/it will have been gurgling
we will have been gurgling
you will have been gurgling
they will have been gurgling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gurgling
you had been gurgling
he/she/it had been gurgling
we had been gurgling
you had been gurgling
they had been gurgling
Conditional
I would gurgle
you would gurgle
he/she/it would gurgle
we would gurgle
you would gurgle
they would gurgle
Past Conditional
I would have gurgled
you would have gurgled
he/she/it would have gurgled
we would have gurgled
you would have gurgled
they would have gurgled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gurgle - the bubbling sound of water flowing from a bottle with a narrow neck
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
Verb1.gurgle - flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noisegurgle - flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
gurgle - make sounds similar to gurgling water; "The baby gurgled with satisfaction when the mother tickled it"
2.gurgle - make sounds similar to gurgling water; "The baby gurgled with satisfaction when the mother tickled it"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
burble, guggle, gurgle, ripple, bubble, babble - flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks"
3.gurgle - drink from a flask with a gurgling sound
drink, imbibe - take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"
4.gurgle - utter with a gurgling sound; "`Help,' the stabbing victim gurgled"
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"

gurgle

verb
1. ripple, lap, bubble, splash, murmur, babble, burble, purl, plash a narrow channel along which water gurgles
2. burble, crow, chuckle, babble Henry gurgles happily in his baby chair.
noun
1. ripple, lapping, bubble, splash, murmur, babble, burble, purl, plash We could hear the swish and gurgle of water against the hull.
2. burble, chuckle, ripple, babble There was a gurgle of laughter on the other end of the line

gurgle

verb
To flow or move with a low slapping sound:
Translations
pulputtaa

gurgle

[ˈgɜːgl]
A. N [of liquid] → borboteo m, gluglú m; [of baby] → gorjeo m
B. VI [liquid] → borbotear; [baby] → gorjear

gurgle

[ˈgɜːrgəl]
n
[water] → gargouillis m
[baby] → gargouillis m
a gurgle of laughter → un gloussement
vi
[water] → gargouiller
[baby] → gazouiller

gurgle

n (of liquid)Gluckern nt no pl; (of brook also)Plätschern nt no pl; (of baby)Glucksen nt no pl; to give a gurgle of pleasure/laughtervor Vergnügen/Lachen glucksen
vi (liquid)gluckern; (brook also)plätschern; (person)glucksen (→ with vor +dat)

gurgle

[ˈgɜːgl]
1. n (all senses) → gorgoglio

gurgle

n (stomach, etc.) gorgoteo; vi gorgotear
References in classic literature ?
The rowers plied their fifty oars; the white foam boiled up before the prow; the water gurgled and bubbled in their wake; while Orpheus continued to play so lively a strain of music, that the vessel seemed to dance over the billows by way of keeping time to it.
The scuppers of the brig gurgled softly all together when the water rising against her sides subsided sleepily with a low wash, as if playing about an immovable rock.
It was but man, I thought, who shed Laurels upon me: and the rush - The torrent of the chilly air Gurgled within my ear the crush Of empires - with the captive's prayer - The hum of suiters - and the tone Of flattery 'round a sovereign's throne.
Occasional brooks with pebbly bottoms and fern-draped banks gurgled down the shallow gorges in the hill, and offered good camping-grounds every evening on the banks of some rock-studded pool, where swarms of little blue-backed fish, about the size and shape of English trout, gave us a delicious supper.
They gurgled with joy at this, for by the greatest good luck the branches they had brought were sticky with red sap, and all the ground was carpeted with moss.
By the spring that gurgled among the redwoods grew another great wild lily, bearing on its slender stalk the prodigious outburst of white waxen bells.
The bottle fell from his dead hand upon the yams without breaking, although the remnant of its contents gurgled gently out upon the deck.
Shaw, as his incorrigible son gurgled and gasped behind his napkin.
The latter's throat literally gurgled with the name of his divinity.
Having denounced the object of her wrath, in these terms, Miss Knag screamed once, hiccuped thrice, gurgled in her throat several times, slumbered, shivered, woke, came to, composed her head-dress, and declared herself quite well again.
My dearest friend is so ill, and wo-o-on't see me," gurgled out Briggs in an agony of renewed grief.
We panted in the close cabin; our faces streamed; the bay outside hissed as if boiling; the water fell in perpendicular shafts as heavy as lead; it swished about the deck, poured off the spars, gurgled, sobbed, splashed, murmured in the blind night.