- to make the sound of liquid pouring from a bottle.
- such a sound.
Origin of glug
First recorded in 1890–95; imitative
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Examples from the Web for glug
Not one leaf moving in the tules; all mighty still; they could hear the Injun pumping up blood, glug—glug—glug!Stepsons of Light
Eugene Manlove Rhodes
He was standing, concealed behind a rock, at the mouth of the cave of Wug, daughter of Glug.
Robin took it without more ado and putting it to his lips, tilted his head back, while that which was within said "glug!"The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
- a word representing a gurgling sound, as of liquid being poured from a bottle or swallowed
C19: of imitative origin
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Word Origin and History for glug
1768, imitative of the sound of swallowing a drink, etc.
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