HyperDic: gulp

English > 4 senses of the word gulp:
VERBconsumptiongulp, quaff, swigto swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught
communicationgulputter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly
NOUNactgulp, draft, draught, swiga large and hurried swallow
actgulp, gulpinga spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing
gulp > pronunciation
Soundsgah'lp
Rhymespulp
English > gulp: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA large and hurried swallow.
Example"he finished it at a single gulp"
Synonymsdraft, draught, swig
Broaderswallow, drink, deglutitionThe act of swallowing
Spanishlatigazo, lingotazo, pelotazo, tragantada, trago, trinquis
Catalanglopada, glop, trago
Verbsgulpto swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught
English > gulp: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing.
Synonymgulping
Broaderreflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reactionAn automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
Spanishtrago
Verbsgulpto swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught
English > gulp: 4 senses > verb 1, consumption
MeaningTo swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelSam and Sue gulp
Example"The men gulped down their beers"
Synonymsquaff, swig
Entailsswallow, get downpass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking
Broaderdrink, imbibetake in liquids / liquids
Spanishbeber a tragos, beber demasiado, beber, engullir, libar, tragar
Nounsgulpa large and hurried swallow
gulpa spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing
gulpera drinker who swallows large amounts greedily
gulpingthe drinking of large mouthfuls rapidly
English > gulp: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningUtter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He gulped for help after choking on a big piece of meat"
Broadertalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech
Nounsgulpinga spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing

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