- 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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- 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 glugging
1768, imitative of the sound of swallowing a drink, etc.
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