Definition of


  1. (noun, act) a large and hurried swallow
  2. (noun, act) a spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing
  3. (verb, communication) utter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly
  4. (verb, consumption) to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught

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Synonyms of Gulp

draft, draught, gulping, quaff, swig

Origin of the word Gulp

  1. (v.), 15c., from Flem. gulpe or Du. gulpen "to gush, pour forth, guzzle, swallow," possibly of imitative origin. more

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Words that sound like Gulp

g clef, gallop, gallup, galway bay, gay lib, gleba, glebe, glib, glob, globe, glop, glove, glyph, golf, gulf, gulf of ob

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