Gargle meaning

gär'gəl
To force exhaled air through a liquid held in the back of the mouth, with the head tilted back, in order to cleanse or medicate the mouth or throat.
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To produce the sound of gargling when speaking or singing.
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To rinse or medicate (the mouth or throat) by gargling.
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To circulate or apply (a medicine or solution) by gargling.
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To utter with a gargling sound.
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A medicated solution for gargling.
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A gargling sound.
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To rinse or wash (the throat) with a liquid kept in motion by the slow expulsion of air from the lungs.
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To utter or speak with the sound of gargling.
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A liquid used for gargling.
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A gargling sound.
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To force exhaled air through a liquid held in the back of the mouth, with the head tilted back, in order to cleanse or medicate the mouth or throat.
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To rinse or medicate the mouth or throat by gargling.
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To produce the sound of gargling when speaking or singing.
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A medicated solution for gargling.
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A gargling sound.
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(intransitive) To clean one's mouth by holding water or some other liquid in the back of the mouth and blowing air out from the lungs.
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(intransitive) To make a sound like the one made while gargling.
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To clean a specific part of the body by gargling (almost always throat or mouth)
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To use (a liquid) for purposes of cleaning one's mouth or throat by gargling.

Every morning he gargled a little cheap Scotch.

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To make a gargling sound.
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A liquid used for gargling.
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The sound of gargling.
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(slang) Lager, drink.
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Obsolete form of gargoyle.
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Origin of gargle

From Old French gargouiller (“to gargle”), from gargouille (“throat”). Compare gargoyle.