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gobble1

gob·ble1

gobble1

 
pronunciation:
ga bl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: gobbled, gobbles, gobbling
definition 1: to eat in a hasty, greedy, and sometimes noisy manner.
synonyms:
devour, engorge, raven, wolf down
similar words:
bolt, consume, gulp down, shovel, swallow
definition 2: (informal) to take or seize in an eager or greedy manner; grab (often fol. by up).
The developer gobbled up all the property for sale in that part of town.
synonyms:
devour
similar words:
consume, engulf, grab, seize, swallow up, take
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to eat hastily, greedily, and sometimes noisily.
synonyms:
cram, engorge, glut, raven, stuff
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