Guzzle
Guzzle Guz"zle, v. t. To swallow much or often; to swallow with immoderate gust; to drink greedily or continually; as, one who guzzles beer. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(greedily or much), , , , (greedily or much, quaff, swill, swig (Colloq.)


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  • Guzzle — Guz zle (g[u^]z z l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Guzzled} (g[u^]z z ld), p. pr. & vb. n. {Guzzling} (g[u^]z zl[i^]ng).] [OP. gosillier, prob. orig., to pass through the throat; akin to F. gosier throat; cf. It. gozzo a bird s crop.] To swallow liquor… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guzzle — Guz zle, n. An insatiable thing or person. [1913 Webster] That sink of filth, that guzzle most impure. Marston. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guzzle — (v.) 1570s, probably related to O.Fr. gosillier to go down the gullet; to vomit, chatter, talk, from gosier (13c.) jaws, throat, gullet. Or imitative of the sound of drinking greedily. Related: Guzzled; guzzling. As a noun from 1590s …   Etymology dictionary

  • guzzle — [v] drink down fast bolt*, booze*, carouse*, cram, devour, englut, gobble*, gorge, gormandize, imbibe, ingurgitate, knock back*, quaff, slop*, slosh*, soak, swig, swill, tipple; concept 169 Ant. sip …   New thesaurus

  • guzzle — ► VERB ▪ eat or drink greedily. DERIVATIVES guzzler noun. ORIGIN perhaps from Old French gosillier chatter, vomit …   English terms dictionary

  • guzzle — [guz′əl] vi., vt. guzzled, guzzling [< ? OFr gosillier < gosier, throat < Gaul geusiae, throat] to drink (or, rarely, eat) greedily or immoderately guzzler n …   English World dictionary

  • guzzle — [“gazl] 1. tv. & in. to drink alcohol in great quantities. □ Stop guzzling for a while and pay attention. □ Don’t guzzle all that beer, or you’ll turn into a guzzle uts. 2. n. a drinking spree. □ Fred’s out on another of his guzzles …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • guzzle — verb (guzzled; guzzling) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1567 intransitive verb to drink especially liquor greedily, continually, or habitually transitive verb 1. to drink greedily or habitually < guzzle beer > 2. consume, use up …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • guzzle — 1. verb a) To drink (or, sometimes, eat) quickly, voraciously, or to excess; to gulp down; to swallow …   Wiktionary

  • guzzle — UK [ˈɡʌz(ə)l] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms guzzle : present tense I/you/we/they guzzle he/she/it guzzles present participle guzzling past tense guzzled past participle guzzled informal to eat or drink a lot quickly and with… …   English dictionary

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