verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of gulp
Related formsgulp·er, noungulp·ing·ly, adverbgulp·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for gulp
Even so distant, I can taste the grief, / Bitter and sharp with stalks, he made you gulp…Where bridal London bows the other way.
I have now worked in journalism for (gulp) almost ten years, longer than I've done anything else.
Nominees: Transformers, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Harry Potter and—gulp—Real Steel.The Oscars: 21 Fixes for the Show So It’s Less Boring|Evan Shapiro|February 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At boilerplate moments, including “closeup of sad senator,” take a gulp of beer.
Nobody expects movies like this one to celebrate single motherhood as an identity or as a (gulp) lifestyle choice.
At last he shrugs his shoulders, lowers his head, and empties a glass of wine at one gulp.Csar or Nothing|Po Baroja Baroja
Her hands trembled, and she began to gulp and try not to cry.A Terrible Temptation|Charles Reade
Seeing a cup of milk on the table, he swallowed it at a gulp, and felt somewhat relieved.Marguerite de Valois|Alexandre Dumas
The enunciation of those figures nearly put the Cap'n out of commission, but with a gulp and after a mental stagger he marched on.The Skipper and the Skipped|Holman Day
He downed his whiskey at a gulp, the bartender removed the empty glasses, and the big game was on.Snowdrift|James B. Hendryx