|1.||[ verb ] to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught|
: "My car gulped 20 gallons without even wiping its mouth."
|Related terms:||drink quaff gulping swallow|
|2.||[ noun ] (biology) a large and hurried swallow|
|Synonyms:||draught swig draft|
"he finished it at a single gulp"
|3.||[ verb ] utter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly|
"He gulped for help after choking on a big piece of meat"
|4.||[ verb ] (food) eat greedily|
|Synonyms:||guttle raven pig devour|
"he devoured three sandwiches"
|Related terms:||eat hog|
|5.||[ noun ] (biology,medicine) a spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing|