gobbling

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

gobbling

  1. Present participle of gobble.

Noun[edit]

gobbling (plural gobblings)

  1. The act of eating greedily and noisily.
    • 1994, Gail Turley Houston, Consuming Fictions
      Likewise, when Nell's grandfather badgers Nell to say publicly that she knows he loves her, Kit grotesquely announces his affirmation of their filial bond of affection in between gluttonous gobblings []
  2. The sound of a turkey.
    • 1837, The Western Messenger
      The imitations of the gobblings and other sounds of wild turkeys, often brought this keen-eyed and ever watchful tenant of the forest within reach of the rifle.

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