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gurgle

gur·gle

gurgle

 
 
pronunciation:
guhr gl
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: gurgled, gurgles, gurgling
definition 1: to flow out in a noisy, bubbling stream.
similar words:
bubble
definition 2: to make a noise like a gurgling flow of liquid.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to express using a gurgle.
The baby gurgled his pleasure.
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act or sound of gurgling.
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derivation: gurglingly (adv.)
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