Gurgled
Gurgle Gur"gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gurgled};p. pr. & vb. n. {Gurgling}.] [Cf. It. gorgogliare to gargle, bubble up, fr. L. gurgulio gullet. Cf. {Gargle}, {Gorge}.] To run or flow in a broken, irregular, noisy current, as water from a bottle, or a small stream among pebbles or stones. [1913 Webster]

Pure gurgling rills the lonely desert trace, And waste their music on the savage race. --Young. [1913 Webster]


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  • gurgled — gur·gle || gÉœrgl / gɜːgl n. sound made by water flowing over stones; sound made by water flowing intermittently from a container v. flow with a burbling noisy sound; make a gurgling sound, make a sound similar to water flowing over rocks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gurgle — gurglingly, adv. /gerr geuhl/, v., gurgled, gurgling, n. v.i. 1. to flow in a broken, irregular, noisy current: The water gurgled from the bottle. 2. to make a sound as of water doing this (often used of birds or of human beings). v.t. 3. to… …   Universalium

  • gurgle — I UK [ˈɡɜː(r)ɡ(ə)l] / US [ˈɡɜrɡ(ə)l] verb [intransitive] Word forms gurgle : present tense I/you/we/they gurgle he/she/it gurgles present participle gurgling past tense gurgled past participle gurgled 1) to make the low sound that water makes… …   English dictionary

  • gurgle — 1. verb /ˈɡəː.ɡəl,ˈɡɝ.ɡəl/ a) To flow with a bubbling sound. The bath water gurgled down the drain. b) To make such a sound. The baby gurgled with delight. 2. noun /ˈɡəː.ɡəl,ˈɡɝ.ɡəl/ …   Wiktionary

  • gurgle — v. (D; tr.) to gurgle to (the baby gurgled a few sounds to us) * * * [ gɜːg(ə)l] (D; tr.) to gurgle to (the baby gurgled a few sounds to us) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • gur|gle — «GUR guhl», verb, gled, gling, noun. –v.i. 1. to flow or run with a bubbling sound: »Water gurgles when it is poured out of a bottle or flows over stones. 2. to make a bubbling sound: »The baby gurgled happily. –v.t. to express with a gurgle:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Break — (br[=a]k), v. i. 1. To come apart or divide into two or more pieces, usually with suddenness and violence; to part; to burst asunder. [1913 Webster] 2. To open spontaneously, or by pressure from within, as a bubble, a tumor, a seed vessel, a bag …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gurgle — Gur gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gurgled};p. pr. & vb. n. {Gurgling}.] [Cf. It. gorgogliare to gargle, bubble up, fr. L. gurgulio gullet. Cf. {Gargle}, {Gorge}.] To run or flow in a broken, irregular, noisy current, as water from a bottle, or a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gurgling — Gurgle Gur gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gurgled};p. pr. & vb. n. {Gurgling}.] [Cf. It. gorgogliare to gargle, bubble up, fr. L. gurgulio gullet. Cf. {Gargle}, {Gorge}.] To run or flow in a broken, irregular, noisy current, as water from a bottle, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To break away — Break Break (br[=a]k), v. i. 1. To come apart or divide into two or more pieces, usually with suddenness and violence; to part; to burst asunder. [1913 Webster] 2. To open spontaneously, or by pressure from within, as a bubble, a tumor, a seed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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