Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun gargle

2 senses of gargle

Sense 1
gargle, mouthwash -- (a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth)
       => solution -- (a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water")

Sense 2
gargle -- (the sound produced while gargling)
       => sound -- (the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb gargle

2 senses of gargle

Sense 1
gargle -- (utter with gargling or burbling sounds)
       => utter, emit, let out, let loose -- (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand")

Sense 2
gargle, rinse -- (rinse one's mouth and throat with mouthwash; "gargle with this liquid")
       => wash, lave -- (cleanse (one's body) with soap and water)

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