verb (used without object), gar·gled, gar·gling.
verb (used with object), gar·gled, gar·gling.
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Origin of gargle
OTHER WORDS FROM garglegargler, noun
Words nearby gargle
Example sentences from the Web for gargle
In Kavala Graha, you use a smaller amount of oil, swish between the teeth, and gargle at the back of the throat.
Thousands of people are posting videos on YouTube while they gargle and swirl oil in their mouths.
Telling him he would send in a gargle and a cooling draught, and that he was to go to bed soon, Duffham rose to leave.Johnny Ludlow, Fourth Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
Thus, under the similitude of a game, I have seen children confronted with the horrors of arithmetic, and even taught to gargle.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XXII (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
And at the first definite sign that either is developing, increase the frequency of the gargle.
Being non-poisonous, good for a gargle as well as for external use, it is superior to many other antiseptic washes.Pluck on the Long Trail|Edwin L. Sabin
We always have to gargle with salt water, at home, when we have sore throats.Linda Carlton's Island Adventure|Edith Lavell