gulping

noun
1. a spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing (Freq. 2)
Syn: ↑gulp
Derivationally related forms: ↑gulp, ↑gulp (for: ↑gulp)
Hypernyms:
2. the drinking of large mouthfuls rapidly
Syn: ↑swilling, ↑guzzling
Derivationally related forms: ↑guzzle (for: ↑guzzling), ↑swill (for: ↑swilling), ↑gulp
Hypernyms: ↑drinking, ↑imbibing, ↑imbibition

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Gulping — 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. [1913 Webster] He does not swallow, but he gulps it down.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gulping — gÊŒlp n. act of gulping; large swallow, large mouthful v. take a large mouthful, swallow a large amount, eat or drink rapidly; gasp, choke; suppress, hold back, choke back …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gulping one's food — eating one s food quickly without chewing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chirping — gulping of air which is then emitted through the gills in fine bubbles causing a chirping sound, e.g. in Glandulocauda inequalis (Characidae) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • gulp — gulp1 [ gʌlp ] verb 1. ) gulp or gulp down transitive to swallow food or drink quickly in a way that shows you are very hungry 2. ) intransitive to make a noise as you swallow air because you are surprised, excited, or afraid 3. ) gulp or gulp in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gulp — I UK [ɡʌlp] / US verb Word forms gulp : present tense I/you/we/they gulp he/she/it gulps present participle gulping past tense gulped past participle gulped 1) gulp or gulp down [transitive] to swallow food or drink quickly in a way that shows… …   English dictionary

  • καταπόσει — κατάποσις gulping down fem nom/voc/acc dual (attic epic) καταπόσεϊ , κατάποσις gulping down fem dat sg (epic) κατάποσις gulping down fem dat sg (attic ionic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • κάψει — κάπτω gulp down aor subj act 3rd sg (epic) κάπτω gulp down fut ind mid 2nd sg κάπτω gulp down fut ind act 3rd sg κάψις gulping fem nom/voc/acc dual (attic epic) κάψεϊ , κάψις gulping fem dat sg (epic) κάψις gulping fem dat sg (attic ionic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • Base Details — is a war poem by the English war poet Siegfried Sassoon. In the poem Sassoon condemns what he saw as the incompetence and callous indifference to the soldiers at the front displayed by the staff officers, or scarlet majors of the British Army,… …   Wikipedia

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