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v. gur·gled, gur·gling, gur·gles
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.
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.]
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.
the act or sound of gurgling
[C16: perhaps from Vulgar Latin gurgulāre, from Latin gurguliō gullet]
v. -gled, -gling,
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]
Past participle: gurgled
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|Noun||1.||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"
|Verb||1.||gurgle - flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks"|
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"|
|3.||gurgle - drink from a flask with a gurgling sound|
|4.||gurgle - utter with a gurgling sound; "`Help,' the stabbing victim gurgled"|
1. ripple, lap, bubble, splash, murmur, babble, burble, purl, plash a narrow channel along which water gurgles