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1gobble

verb gob·ble \ˈgä-bəl\
gob·bledgob·bling \-b(ə-)liŋ\

Definition of GOBBLE

transitive verb
1
:  to swallow or eat greedily
2
:  to take eagerly :  grab —usually used with up
3
:  to read rapidly or greedily —usually used with up
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Origin of GOBBLE

probably irregular from 1gob
First Known Use: 1601

Rhymes with GOBBLE

2gobble

verb
gob·bledgob·bling \-b(ə-)liŋ\

Definition of GOBBLE

intransitive verb
1
:  to make the natural guttural noise of a male turkey
2
:  to make a sound resembling the gobble of a turkey
gobble noun

Origin of GOBBLE

imitative
First Known Use: 1680

Rhymes with GOBBLE

GOBBLES Defined for Kids

1gobble

verb gob·ble \ˈgä-bəl\
gob·bledgob·bling

Definition of GOBBLE for Kids

:  to eat fast or greedily <We gobbled up our lunch.>

2gobble

verb
gob·bledgob·bling

Definition of GOBBLE for Kids

:  to make the call of a turkey or a similar sound

3gobble

noun

Definition of GOBBLE for Kids

:  the loud harsh call of a turkey

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