Definition of Gulping

1. Noun. A spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing.


2. Noun. The drinking of large mouthfuls rapidly.
Exact synonyms: Guzzling, Swilling
Generic synonyms: Drinking, Imbibing, Imbibition
Derivative terms: Gulp, Guzzle, Swill

Definition of Gulping

1. Verb. (present participle of gulp) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gulping

1. gulp [v] - See also: gulp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gulping

guloses
gulosities
gulosity
gulp
gulp down
gulped
gulper
gulper eel
gulpers
gulph
gulphe
gulphes
gulphs
gulpier
gulpiest
gulping (current term)
gulpingly
gulps
gulpy
guls
gulty
guly
gulyas
gum
gum-lac
gum acacia
gum accroides
gum albanum
gum ammoniac
gum anime

Literary usage of Gulping

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1. Romantic Spain: A Record of Personal Experiences by John Augustus O'Shea (1887)
"... of Tangier—On Slavery—The Writer's Idea of a Moorish Squire—The Ladder of Knowledge —gulping Forbidden Liquor—Division of Time— Singular Customs—The ..."

2. The Lusiad: An Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, Thomas Moore Musgrave (1826)
"... and some swim buoyant with the tide; Others for ever sink beneath the waves, gulping and vainly striving to reject The suffocating brine; and those who ..."

3. Carmina Gadelica: Hymns and Incantations with Illustrative Notes on Words by Alexander Carmichael, James Carmichael Watson, Angus Matheson (1900)
"... gulping, gurgling, full of gulping ; from ' glug,' gulp. The term is applied to a person who stammers, who makes a liquid noise in the throat, ..."

4. A Guide to homœopathic practice by Isaac D. Johnson (1885)
"gulping up a sour, bitter fluid at night, [also Puls. ... gulping up a bitter fluid, [also Phos.] Mild, tearful disposition. Sepia'. ..."

5. The Concordance Repertory of the More Characteristic Symptoms of the Materia by William D. Gentry (1890)
"Frequent s. eructations, with hardness and distention of abdomen. Coni. Frequent gulping up of s., bitter fluid, with vertigo. ..."

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