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gulp

 (gŭlp)
v. gulped, gulp·ing, gulps
v.tr.
1. To swallow greedily or rapidly in large amounts: gulp down coffee.
2. To choke back by or as if by swallowing.
v.intr.
1. To choke or gasp, as in swallowing large amounts of liquid.
2. To swallow air audibly, as in nervousness.
n.
1. The act of gulping.
2. A large amount swallowed at one time.

[From Middle English gulpen or from Flemish or Dutch gulpen.]

gulp′er n.
gulp′ing·ly adv.
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gulp

(ɡʌlp)
vb
1. (often foll by: down) to swallow rapidly, esp in large mouthfuls: to gulp down food.
2. (often foll by: back) to stifle or choke: to gulp back sobs.
3. (intr) to swallow air convulsively, as while drinking, because of nervousness, surprise, etc
4. (intr) to make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly
n
5. the act of gulping
6. the quantity taken in a gulp
[C15: from Middle Dutch gulpen, of imitative origin]
ˈgulper n
ˈgulpingly adv
ˈgulpy adj
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gulp

(gʌlp)
v.i.
1. to gasp, as if taking large drafts of a liquid.
2. to swallow hastily, or in large drafts or morsels (often fol. by down): to gulp down lunch.
3. to suppress, subdue, or choke back as if by swallowing (often fol. by down).
n.
4. the act of gulping.
5. the amount swallowed at one time.

v.t.
[1400–50; compare Dutch gulpen, Norwegian glupa]
gulp′er, n.
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Gulp

 a mouthful; a small amount; few in number.
Examples: gulp of air, 1700; of cormorants; of swallows; of tea, 1865; of cold water, 1755; of wine, 1862.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

gulp


Past participle: gulped
Gerund: gulping

Imperative
gulp
gulp
Present
I gulp
you gulp
he/she/it gulps
we gulp
you gulp
they gulp
Preterite
I gulped
you gulped
he/she/it gulped
we gulped
you gulped
they gulped
Present Continuous
I am gulping
you are gulping
he/she/it is gulping
we are gulping
you are gulping
they are gulping
Present Perfect
I have gulped
you have gulped
he/she/it has gulped
we have gulped
you have gulped
they have gulped
Past Continuous
I was gulping
you were gulping
he/she/it was gulping
we were gulping
you were gulping
they were gulping
Past Perfect
I had gulped
you had gulped
he/she/it had gulped
we had gulped
you had gulped
they had gulped
Future
I will gulp
you will gulp
he/she/it will gulp
we will gulp
you will gulp
they will gulp
Future Perfect
I will have gulped
you will have gulped
he/she/it will have gulped
we will have gulped
you will have gulped
they will have gulped
Future Continuous
I will be gulping
you will be gulping
he/she/it will be gulping
we will be gulping
you will be gulping
they will be gulping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gulping
you have been gulping
he/she/it has been gulping
we have been gulping
you have been gulping
they have been gulping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gulping
you will have been gulping
he/she/it will have been gulping
we will have been gulping
you will have been gulping
they will have been gulping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gulping
you had been gulping
he/she/it had been gulping
we had been gulping
you had been gulping
they had been gulping
Conditional
I would gulp
you would gulp
he/she/it would gulp
we would gulp
you would gulp
they would gulp
Past Conditional
I would have gulped
you would have gulped
he/she/it would have gulped
we would have gulped
you would have gulped
they would have gulped
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gulp - a large and hurried swallowgulp - a large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single gulp"
deglutition, swallow, drink - the act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
2.gulp - a spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowinggulp - a spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing
Verb1.gulp - to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught; "The men gulped down their beers"
drink, imbibe - take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"
2.gulp - utter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly; "He gulped for help after choking on a big piece of meat"
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

gulp

verb
1. swallow, bolt, devour, gobble, knock back (informal), wolf, swig (informal), swill, guzzle, quaff She quickly gulped her tea.
2. gasp, swallow, choke He slumped back, gulping for air.
noun
1. swallow, draught, mouthful, swig (informal) He drank half of his whisky in one gulp.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

gulp

verb
To swallow (food or drink) greedily or rapidly in large amounts:
noun
An act of swallowing:
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Translations
إبْتِلاع، إزْدِرادجُرْعَهيبلع، يزدرِد، يَلْتَهِم
doušeklokpolknoutpolknutípolykat
gispmundfuldslugeslurksynkebevægelse
mohón lenyel
gleypamunnfylli; teyguròaî aî kyngja/svelgjast á
dzert lieliem malkiemliels malksmalkošanarīšanarīt
zovreté hrdlo
pogoltnitipožirek
acele mideye indirmeklokmayudumyutkunmayutmak

gulp

[gʌlp]
A. Ntrago m
in or at one gulpde un trago
"yes," he said with a gulp-sí -dijo tragando saliva
B. VT (also gulp down) → tragarse, engullir
C. VI (while drinking) → tragar; (through fear) → tener un nudo en la garganta; (= swallow saliva) → tragar saliva
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

gulp

[ˈgʌlp]
vi
(= swallow air) → aspirer
to gulp for air → aspirer
vt [+ food, drink] → avaler
n
[drink] → gorgée f
to drink sth in one gulp → boire qch en une gorgée
to swallow sth in one gulp [+ food] → avaler qch d'un seul coup
[air] → bouffée f
gulp down
vt sep [+ food, drink] → engloutir
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

gulp

nSchluck m; at a gulp, in one gulpauf einen Schluck; …, he said with a gulp…, sagte er und schluckte
vt (also gulp down) drinkrunterstürzen; foodrunterschlingen; medicinehinunterschlucken; to gulp back one’s tearsdie Tränen hinunterschlucken; to gulp back a sobeinen Schluchzer unterdrücken; what?, he gulpedwas?, presste er hervor
vi (= try to swallow)würgen; (= eat fast)schlingen; (= drink fast)hastig trinken; (from emotion) → trocken schlucken; to make loud gulping noisesgluckernd trinken
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

gulp

[gʌlp]
1. n (of liquid) → sorso; (of food) → boccone m
in or at one gulp → in un sorso, d'un fiato
2. vt (also gulp down) → trangugiare, tracannare, inghiottire
3. vi (while drinking) → deglutire; (through fear) → sentirsi serrare la gola; (from emotion) → avere un nodo alla gola
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

gulp

(galp) verb
to swallow eagerly or in large mouthfuls. He gulped down a sandwich.
noun
1. a swallowing movement. `There's a ghost out there,' he said with a gulp.
2. the amount of food swallowed. a gulp of coffee.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

gulp

vt to — down (food) engullir (la comida)
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References in classic literature ?
I could have told him there was no lump there." Colin gulped and turned his face a little to look at her.
Mr Flintwinch, who had latterly been shaking the sediment at the bottom of his tea-cup, round and round, here gulped it down, and putting the cup in the tea-tray, as done with, turned his eyes upon Mr Blandois as if to ask him what he thought of that?
"Well," he gulped, at last, "I guess yeh might as well give me back them letters." Dark, prick- ling blood had flushed into his cheeks and brow.
Your mother"--he gulped again--"you don't know them as well as I do."
He gulped down a mouthful, and some of it was spilt on his shirt-front.