Definition of 'gurgle'
Example sentences containing 'gurgle'
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He made gurgling sounds so loud that nearby care home workers heard. The Sun (2015)His daughter sits on his lap and makes contented gurgling noises in his direction. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was making this gurgling sound, from his throat. Christianity Today (2000)As it was building up steam, you could hear it gurgling. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Despite lots of grinding and gurgling noises, we have failed to work up sufficient steam and the results seem a bit tepid. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I could feel the air coming out of my lungs and heard the sound of gurgling where the blood was filling up in my lungs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I could hear him gurgling. The Sun (2010)JT There was no gurgling noise, no noise coming from her at all? Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Trends of 'gurgle'
Used Rarely. gurgle is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'gurgle'
British English: gurgle VERB
If water is gurgling, it is making the sound that it makes when it flows quickly and unevenly through a narrow space.
...a narrow stone-edged channel along which water gurgles unseen.
Definition of gurgle from the Collins English Dictionary
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