极少使用。在柯林斯辞典中， gargle 属于使用频率排在后 50% 的词语之一。
英式英语: 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.
gargle 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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