Definition of 'gargle'
Example sentences containing 'gargle'
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This effective remedy can be used as a gargle or sipped slowly. Stay Well This Winter (1989)He told me to gargle with aspirin and hit it with throat sweets. The Sun (2011)
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Used Rarely. gargle is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'gargle'
British English: gargle VERB
If you gargle, you wash your mouth and throat by filling your mouth with a liquid, tipping your head back, and using your throat to blow bubbles through the liquid, and finally spitting it out.
Try gargling with salt water as soon as a cough begins.
Definition of gargle from the Collins English Dictionary
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