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verb [intransitive] gurgle pronunciation in British English /ˈɡɜː(r)ɡ(ə)l/ 
Word Forms
present tense
present participlegurgling
past tensegurgled
past participlegurgled

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  1. 1
    to make the low sound that water makes when it is poured quickly from a bottle

    water gurgling down the plughole

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  2. 2
    if a person gurgles, they make a low sound in their throat

    The baby gurgled contentedly.

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