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Meaning of GUZZLE

Pronunciation:  'guzul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  drink greedily or as if with great thirst
 

GUZZLE is a 6 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: drink, imbibe

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Guz"zle\ (g[u^]z"z'l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Guzzled}, p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Guzzling}.] [OP. gosillier, prob. orig., to
    pass through the throat; akin to F. gosier throat; cf. It.
    gozzo a bird's crop.]
    To swallow liquor greedily; to drink much or frequently.
    
          Those that came to guzzle in his wine cellar. --Milton.
    
          Well-seasoned bowls the gossip's spirits raise, Who,
          while she guzzles, chats the doctor's praise.
                                                   --Roscommon.
    
          To fat the guzzling hogs with floods of whey. --Gay.
    
    
  2. \Guz"zle\, v. t.
    To swallow much or often; to swallow with immoderate gust; to
    drink greedily or continually; as, one who guzzles beer.
    --Dryden.
    
    
  3. \Guz"zle\, n.
    An insatiable thing or person.
    
          That sink of filth, that guzzle most impure. --Marston.
    
    
 
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