Definition of gulf
- the gulf between generations
we dipped our feet in the warm waters of the gulf
the great gulf of time and space that separates us from the first inhabitants of North America
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
with the administration gulfed by so many real problems, it's absurd for the president to concern himself with this nonissue
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