Gobble meaning

gŏbəl
To devour in greedy gulps.
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To eat quickly and greedily.
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To take greedily; grab.

Gobbled up the few remaining tickets.

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To make this sound.
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To seize eagerly; snatch.
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Gobble is defined as to make the noise of a male turkey, or to eat up quickly.

An example of gobble is to imitate the sound of a turkey.

An example of gobble is to eat five burgers in 10 minutes.

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The definition of gobble is the sound that a male turkey makes.

An example of a gobble is a sound you'll hear from male turkeys on a turkey farm.

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To eat greedily or rapidly.
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The guttural, chortling sound of a male turkey.
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To make this sound.
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The characteristic throaty sound made by a male turkey.
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Origin of gobble

  • Frequentative of Middle English gobben to drink greedily probably from gobbe lump, mouthful gob1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Imitative

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition