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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.]
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

gargle

[ˈgɑːrgəl]
ngargarisme m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

gargle

vigurgeln; (→ mit)
n (= liquid)Gurgelwasser nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

gargle

[ˈgɑːgl]
1. n (act) → gargarismo; (liquid) → collutorio
2. vifare gargarismi
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

gar·gle

n. gargarización;
v. hacer gárgaras.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

gargle

vi hacer gárgaras
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References in classic literature ?
Laughter flitteth from him like a variegated cloud; adverse is he to thy gargling and spewing and grips in the bowels!
When I and my friends repaired to him at six o'clock next day, he seemed to have been engaged on a case of a darker complexion than usual, for, we found him with his head butted into this closet, not only washing his hands, but laving his face and gargling his throat.
Then suddenly came a low guggling, gargling sound, and a brisk drumming upon woodwork.
Stirring things had begun to occur in the neighbourhood of his ankles, where Bill, the fox-terrier, had encountered an acquaintance, and, to the accompaniment of a loud, gargling noise, was endeavouring to bite his head off.
- The application as gargling in 5ml disposable goblet###Applying half of the single -use solution mixed in a glass as###- The application as gargling in 5ml disposable goblet and
Nose drops and gargling salt water were shown to reduce the average length of the virus by up to two days in a study.
"IS this what my career has come to - gargling?" (I'll Get This, BBC2, Tuesday).
At 10, news on Brexit or Julian Clary gargling Eye of the Tiger
Strain and drink the water and also use some of the water for gargling. This is a solution to sore throat problem.
Pharmacological methods include beclomethasone inhalation and gargling with azulene sulfonate.
It's been a while since everyone talked about it-remember the shock and horror over slapping slime on your skin and gargling oil for whiter teeth?