glug

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

onomatopoeia of pouring or swallowing liquid

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glug ‎(plural glugs)

  1. The sound made when a significant amount of liquid is poured out of a jug or bottle.
  2. (informal) 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. (intransitive) To flow in noisy bursts.
    The water glugged down the sink.
  2. (informal, transitive) To quickly swallow liquid.
    He had glugged that glass of wine before she got a chance to introduce herself.

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