Gulped
Gulp Gulp, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gulped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gulping}.] [D. gulpen, cf. OD. golpe gulf.] To swallow eagerly, or in large draughts; to swallow up; to take down at one swallow. [1913 Webster]

He does not swallow, but he gulps it down. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

The old man . . . glibly gulped down the whole narrative. --Fielding. [1913 Webster]

{To gulp up}, to throw up from the stomach; to disgorge. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • gulped — gÊŒlp n. act of gulping; large swallow, large mouthful v. take a large mouthful, swallow a large amount, eat or drink rapidly; gasp, choke; suppress, hold back, choke back …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gulped his food — ate his food quickly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gulp — [[t]gʌ̱lp[/t]] gulps, gulping, gulped 1) VERB If you gulp something, you eat or drink it very quickly by swallowing large quantities of it at once. [V n] She quickly gulped her tea. 2) VERB If you gulp, you swallow air, often making a noise in… …   English dictionary

  • gulp — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 amount you swallow when you gulp ADJECTIVE ▪ big, deep, great, huge, large, long VERB + GULP ▪ take …   Collocations dictionary

  • gulp — gulp1 [gʌlp] v [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Probably from Middle Dutch gulpen to swallow ] 1.) also gulp down [T] to swallow large quantities of food or drink quickly = ↑bolt ▪ She gulped down her breakfast and ran for the bus. 2.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gulp — 1 verb 1 (T) also gulp sth down to swallow something quickly: She gulped down the rest of her coffee and left. 2 (T) also gulp sth in to take in quick large breaths of air: We rushed outside and gulped in the sweet fresh air. 3 (I) to swallow… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • gulp — 1. verb 1) she gulped her juice Syn: swallow, guzzle (down), quaff, swill down, down; informal swig, knock back, chug, chugalug Ant: sip 2) he gulped down the rest of his meal Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • gulp — 1. verb 1) she gulped her juice Syn: swallow, quaff, swill down; informal swig, down, knock back 2) he gulped down the rest of his meal Syn: gobble, guzzle, devour, bolt, wolf; informal s …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • gulp down — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms gulp down : present tense I/you/we/they gulp down he/she/it gulps down present participle gulping down past tense gulped down past participle gulped down same as gulp I, 1) I gulped down a coffee and left …   English dictionary

  • gulp down — ˌgulp ˈdown [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they gulp down he/she/it gulps down present participle gulping down past tense …   Useful english dictionary

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