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Word of the Day 12/09/14 Gobble

Gobble (verb)
gobble [gob-uh l]


verb (used with object), gobbled, gobbling.
1. to swallow or eat hastily or hungrily in large pieces; gulp.
2. to seize upon eagerly (often followed by up): After being gone for so long, they gobbled up all the local news.

verb (used without object), gobbled, gobbling.
3. to eat hastily.

Synonyms
1. bolt, devour.

Origin: 1595-1605; probably imitative; see gob, -le


Gobble (verb, noun)
gobble [gob-uh l]


verb (used without object), gobbled, gobbling.
1. to make the characteristic throaty cry of a male turkey.

noun
2. the cry itself.

Origin: 1670-80; variant of gabble


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