Gulp meaning

gŭlp
To swallow greedily or rapidly in large amounts.

Gulp down coffee.

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To swallow air audibly, as in nervousness.
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The definition of a gulp is an amount swallowed, or an act of deep or quick swallowing or inhaling.

An example of a gulp is swallowing two ounces of water all in one swig.

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Gulp is defined as to swallow or inhale quickly or deeply.

An example of gulp is to swallow massive swigs of soda.

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To choke back by or as if by swallowing.
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To choke or gasp, as in swallowing large amounts of liquid.
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The act of gulping.
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A large amount swallowed at one time.
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To choke back as if swallowing; repress (a sob, etc.)
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To catch the breath in or as in swallowing a large amount.
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The act of gulping.
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The amount swallowed at one time.
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An unspecified number of bytes.
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The usual amount swallowed.
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The sound of swallowing.
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A sound of swallowing indicating fear.
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To swallow eagerly, or in large draughts; to swallow up; to take down at one swallow.
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To react nervously by swallowing.
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Indication of an involuntary fear reaction.
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To swallow hastily, greedily, or in large amounts.
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Origin of gulp

  • From Middle English gulpen or from Flemish or Dutch gulpen

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