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Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘gurgle’.

Gurgle
Pronunciation:
\ˈgər-gəl\
Function:
intransitive verb
Inflected Form(s):
gur·gled; gur·gling \-g(ə-)liŋ\
Etymology:
probably imitative
Date:
1596

1 : to flow in a broken irregular current <the brook gurgling over the rocks>
2 : to make a sound like that of a liquid <the baby gurgling in his crib>


gurgle. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gurgle
 
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