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Gulp Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    gulp n
  1. a large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single gulp" [syn: draft, draught, swig]
  2. a spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing [syn: gulping] v
  3. to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught; "The men gulped down their beers" [syn: quaff, swig]
  4. utter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly; "He gulped for help after choking on a big piece of meat"
Gulp Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Gulp \Gulp\, n.
  1. The act of taking a large mouthful; a swallow, or as much as is awallowed at once.
  2. A disgorging. [Colloq.]
Gulp Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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. He does not swallow, but he gulps it down. --Cowper. The old man . . . glibly gulped down the whole narrative. --Fielding. To gulp up, to throw up from the stomach; to disgorge.

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Gulp'


  • Rai Gulp: Rai Gulp is an Italian television channel television channel aimed to a children/teenager viewership, and is owned and operated by ...
  • Gulp (disambiguation): Gulp can refer to: The act of Swallowing . The Grenada United Labour Party . Rai Gulp , an Italian children's television channel. ...
  • Gulp River: Gulp River is a river of Belgium . It flows for 22 kilometres through the province of Liège in the northern-central part of the country. ...
  • Gulper shark: The gulper shark, Centrophorus granulosus, is a large common deep-water dogfish . Gulper sharks have no anal fin , two dorsal fin s with ...
  • Dumb gulper shark: The dumb gulper shark, Centrophorus harrissoni, is a rare deepwater dogfish , known from only two locations, one around Taiwan and the ...

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