Definitions for: Gobble

[n] the characteristic sound made by a turkey cock
[v] make a gurgling sound, characteristic of turkeys
[v] eat hastily without proper chewing; "Don't bolt your food!"

Webster (1913) Definition: Gob"ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gobbled; p. pr. & vb. n.
Gobbling.] [Freq. of 2d gob.]
1. To swallow or eat greedily or hastily; to gulp.

Supper gobbled up in haste. --Swift.

2. To utter (a sound) like a turkey cock.

He . . . gobbles out a note of self-approbation.

To gobble up, to capture in a mass or in masses; to capture
suddenly. [Slang]

Gob"ble, v. i.
1. To eat greedily.

2. To make a noise like that of a turkey cock. --Prior.

Gob"ble, n.
A noise made in the throat.

Ducks and geese . . . set up a discordant gobble.
--Mrs. Gore.

Synonyms: bolt

See Also: bolt down, cry, eat, emit, gobble up, let loose, let out, shovel in, utter

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