1. gulping

noun. ['ˈgʌlpɪŋ'] a spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing.


  • reflex action
  • instinctive reflex
  • unconditioned reflex
  • innate reflex
  • physiological reaction
  • reflex
  • gulp
  • reflex response

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Example sentences of the word gulping

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Sipping fluids rather than gulping them and enjoying beverages after a meal may help.

2. Noun, singular or mass
“Drink slowly (no gulping**),” he says.

Quotes containing the word gulping

1. In France, a chemist named Pilatre de Rozier tested the flammability of hydrogen by gulping a mouthful and blowing across an open flame, proving at a stroke that hydrogen is indeed explosively combustible and that eyebrows are not necessarily a permanent feature of one's face.
- Bill Bryson, A Short History of Nearly Everything

2. The plain fact is that education is itself a form of propaganda - a deliberate scheme to outfit the pupil, not with the capacity to weigh ideas, but with a simple appetite for gulping ideas ready-made. The aim is to make 'good' citizens, which is to say, docile and uninquisitive citizens.
- H.L. Mencken

3. I have a sickness doctors can't cure,Inexorably pulling me to the well of my destruction,Consented to be a sacrifice, killed for her love,Eager, like the drunk gulping wine mixed with poison,Shameless were those my nights,Yet my soul loved them beyond all passion.
- ابن حزم الأندلسي, طوق الحمامة في الألفة والألاف

2. gulping

noun. ['ˈgʌlpɪŋ'] the drinking of large mouthfuls rapidly.


  • imbibition
  • swilling
  • drinking
  • guzzling