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glug

[gluhg]
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verb (used without object), glugged, glug·ging.
  1. to make the sound of liquid pouring from a bottle.
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noun
  1. such a sound.
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Origin of glug

First recorded in 1890–95; imitative
Can be confusedglögg glug
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Historical Examples

  • Not one leaf moving in the tules; all mighty still; they could hear the Injun pumping up blood, glugglugglug!

    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!"


British Dictionary definitions for glug

glug

noun
  1. a word representing a gurgling sound, as of liquid being poured from a bottle or swallowed
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Word Origin

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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