a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth
the sound produced while gargling
utter with gargling or burbling sounds
rinse one's mouth and throat with mouthwash
"gargle with this liquid"
a liquid used for gargling
the sound of gargling
to clean one's mouth by holding water or some other liquid in the back of the mouth and blowing air out from the lungs
to make a sound like the one made while gargling
to clean a specific part of the body by gargling (almost always throat or mouth)
to use (a liquid) for purposes of cleaning one's mouth or throat by gargling.
Every morning he gargled a little cheap Scotch.
to make a gargling sound.
Origin: From gargouiller, from gargouille. Compare gargoyle.
to wash or rinse, as the mouth or throat, particular the latter, agitating the liquid (water or a medicinal preparation) by an expulsion of air from the lungs
to warble; to sing as if gargling
a liquid, as water or some medicated preparation, used to cleanse the mouth and throat, especially for a medical effect
Origin: [F. gargouiller to dabble, paddle, gargle. Cf. Gargoyle, Gurgle.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gär′gl, v.t. to wash the throat, preventing the liquid from going down by expelling air against it.—n. a preparation for washing the throat. [O. Fr. gargouiller—gargouille, the throat.]
The numerical value of gargle in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of gargle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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- kloktadlo, kloktatCzech
- Gurgelwasser, gurgeln, GurgellösungGerman
- hacer gárgaras, gargarizarSpanish
- kurlaus, kurlata, kurlausneste, kurluttaaFinnish
- gargariser, gargarismeFrench
- rongoā whakararā, whakararāMāori
- gorgeldrank, gorgelenDutch
- полоскание, прополоскать, издавать булькающий звук, полоскатьRussian
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