glug
1. noun
a) The sound made when a liquid is poured out of a jug or bottle.

"Pour a glug of bleach into the toilet for good infection control."

b) The amount of liquid issued from a jug or bottle when the "glug" sound is heard.
2. verb
To quickly swallow liquid.

He had glugged that glass of wine before she got a chance to introduce herself.


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  • glug — [ glʌg ] verb INFORMAL 1. ) intransitive or transitive if you glug a liquid or it glugs somewhere, you pour it somewhere quickly 2. ) transitive to drink something quickly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • glug — [glug] vi. glugged, glugging [echoic] to make the muffled, gurgling sound of liquid flowing in spurts as from a bottle vt. to drink, esp. by taking large gulps of n. 1. a glugging sound 2. a large gulp of liquid …   English World dictionary

  • glug — /glug/, v., glugged, glugging, n. v.i. 1. to make the sound of liquid pouring from a bottle. n. 2. such a sound. [1890 95; imit.] * * * …   Universalium

  • glug — 1768, imitative of the sound of swallowing a drink, etc …   Etymology dictionary

  • glug — sb., gen, ger, gerne (glughul; UFORMELT øje); luk gluggerne op! …   Dansk ordbog

  • glug — informal ► VERB (glugged, glugging) ▪ pour or drink (liquid) with a hollow gurgling sound. ► NOUN ▪ a hollow gurgling sound. DERIVATIVES gluggable adjective. ORIGIN imitative …   English terms dictionary

  • glug — UK [ɡlʌɡ] / US verb Word forms glug : present tense I/you/we/they glug he/she/it glugs present participle glugging past tense glugged past participle glugged informal 1) [intransitive/transitive] if you glug a liquid, or if it glugs somewhere,… …   English dictionary

  • glug — [glag] n. a gulp or shot of liquor. □ Have another glug of this moonshine. □ I took one glug and spit it out …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • glug — glugg …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • glug — v. make a gurgling sound …   English contemporary dictionary

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