Definition of gurgle
- the brook gurgling over the rocks
- the baby gurgling in his crib
The water gurgled through the pipes.
I was so hungry that you could hear my stomach gurgling.
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First Known Use: 1596See Words from the same year
: to make the quiet sound of water moving over rocks, through a pipe, etc.
: to make a sound like a liquid boiling or bubbling
of a baby : to make happy and quiet sounds
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