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Verb: gulp  gúlp
  1. To swallow hurriedly, greedily or in one draught
    "The men gulped down their beers";
    - quaff, swig, neck [Brit]
  2. Utter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly
    "He gulped for help after choking on a big piece of meat"
Noun: gulp  gúlp
  1. A large and hurried swallow
    "he finished it at a single gulp";
    - draft [N. Amer], draught [Brit, Cdn], swig
  2. A spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing
    - gulping

Derived forms: gulping, gulps, gulped

Type of: deglutition, drink, imbibe, inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, mouth, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, speak, swallow, talk, unconditioned reflex, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize

Encyclopedia: Gulp