the characteristic sound made by a turkey cock
eat hastily without proper chewing
"Don't bolt your food!"
make a gurgling sound, characteristic of turkeys
The sound of a turkey.
To make the sound of a turkey.
To eat hastily or greedily; to scoff. Often used with up
He gobbled four hot dogs in three minutes.
Origin: Onomatopoetic of the sound from a turkey.
to swallow or eat greedily or hastily; to gulp
to utter (a sound) like a turkey cock
to eat greedily
to make a noise like that of a turkey cock
a noise made in the throat
Origin: [Freq. of 2d gob.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gob′l, v.t. to swallow in lumps: to swallow hastily.—v.i. to make a noise in the throat, as a turkey.—n. (golf) a rapid straight putt so strongly played that if the ball had not gone into the hole, it would have gone a long way past.—n. Gobb′ler, a turkey-cock. [O. Fr. gober, to devour; Celt.]
The New Hacker's Dictionary
1. To consume, usu.: used with ‘up’. “The output spy gobbles characters out of a tty output buffer.” 2. To obtain, usu.: used with ‘down’. “I guess I'll gobble down a copy of the documentation tomorrow.” See also snarf.
Gobble is an online marketplace for home-cooked food. Local chefs may build a personal online storefront, and offer their meals to nearby families and companies. Currently in alpha mode, Gobble processes over 500 orders a month in the Bay Area. Founded in 2010, Gobble is based in Palo Alto, CA.
The numerical value of gobble in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of gobble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of gobble in a Sentence
Spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
My greatest personal qualities I possessed during that time were my availability and eagerness to learn, i used to gobble up hours from other workers that had other plans or simply did not want to work.
The powers in charge keep us in a perpetual state of fear keep us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor with the cry of grave national emergency. Always there has been some terrible evil to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it by furnishing the exorbitant sums demanded. Yet, in retrospect, these disasters seem never to have happened, seem never to have been quite real.
The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannize their teachers.
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