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

2 senses of gulping

Sense 1
gulp, gulping -- (a spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing)
       => reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction -- (an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus)

Sense 2
gulping, swilling, guzzling -- (the drinking of large mouthfuls rapidly)
       => drinking, imbibing, imbibition -- (the act of consuming liquids)

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

2 senses of gulp

Sense 1
gulp, quaff, swig -- (to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught; "The men gulped down their beers")
       => drink, imbibe -- (take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda")

Sense 2
gulp -- (utter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly; "He gulped for help after choking on a big piece of meat")
       => talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise -- (express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize")

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