- n. 咯咯声；汩汩声
- vi. 作汩汩声；作咯咯声
- vt. 用咯咯声表示
1. gorge => garg-, gurg-, gorg- "throat, , waterspout from throat" (originated as an imitation of throat sounds, imitative of throat sounds.) => gurgle.
2. medical term for "gurgling heard in the abdomen". Extended (non-anatomical) use, in reference to water over stones, etc.
- gurgle: see gargoyle
- gurgle (v.)
- early 15c., medical term for "gurgling heard in the abdomen," a native, echoic formation, or ultimately from Latin gurguliare, perhaps via Dutch, German gurgeln. Extended (non-anatomical) use, in reference to water over stones, etc., is first recorded 1713. "This phenomenon of long specialized use before becoming a part of the general vocabulary is often found in English" [Barnhart]. Related: Gurgled; gurgling.
- gurgle (n.)
- early 15c., from gurgle (v.).
- 1. We could hear the swish and gurgle of water against the hull.
- 2. The water went down the plughole with a loud gurgle.
- 3. The water emptied with a gurgle.
- 4. He gave a low gurgle of laughter.
- 5. The fountain flows with a merry gurgle.
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