glug

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

onomatopoeia of someone swallowing liquid

Noun[edit]

glug (plural glugs)

  1. The sound made when a liquid is poured out of a jug or bottle.
  2. The amount of liquid issued from a jug or bottle when the "glug" sound is heard.
    "Pour a glug of bleach into the toilet for good infection control."

Verb[edit]

glug (third-person singular simple present glugs, present participle glugging, simple past and past participle glugged)

  1. To quickly swallow liquid.
    He had glugged that glass of wine before she got a chance to introduce herself.

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