gulp ( gulps plural & 3rd person present) ( gulping present participle) ( gulped past tense & past participle )
1 verb If you gulp something, you eat or drink it very quickly by swallowing large quantities of it at once.
She quickly gulped her tea. V n
2 verb If you gulp, you swallow air, often making a noise in your throat as you do so, because you are nervous or excited.
WRITTEN I gulped, and then proceeded to tell her the whole story... V
`I'm sorry,' he gulped. V with quote
3 verb If you gulp air, you breathe in a large amount of air quickly through your mouth.
She gulped air into her lungs... V n into n
He slumped back, gulping for air. V for n
4 n-count A gulpof air, food, or drink, is a large amount of it that you swallow at once.
oft N of n
I took in a large gulp of air..., When his whisky came he drank half of it in one gulp. gulp down phrasal verb If you gulp down food or drink, you quickly eat or drink it all by swallowing large quantities of it at once.
She gulped down a mouthful of coffee... V P n
He'd gulped it down in one bite. V n P
Traducción diccionario Collins Ingles - Cobuild
1 bolt, devour, gobble, guzzle, knock back (informal) quaff, swallow, swig (informal) swill, toss off, wolf
2 choke, gasp, stifle, swallow
3 draught, mouthful, swallow, swig (informal)
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