- to drink, or sometimes eat, greedily, frequently, or plentifully: They spent the whole night guzzling beer.
- South Midland and Southern U.S. gozzle.
Origin of guzzle
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Related Words for guzzlecarouse, slosh, swill, imbibe, swig, gobble, quaff, gormandize, slop, soak, tipple, englut, booze, devour, bolt, ingurgitate, cram, gorge
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Contemporary Examples of guzzle
The answer lies in one striking advance: they will guzzle far less gas.Twin Disasters Turn 2014 Into the Year of Flying Dangerously
July 19, 2014
Historical Examples of guzzle
But it is quite another thing to guzzle while your work is still in hand.In the Valley
Guzzle, to eat or drink to excess; to eat loudly, hastily, and clumsily.The Slang Dictionary
John Camden Hotten
I am aware that guzzle is an unladylike word; but, as no other fits in there, I shall use it.Ginger-Snaps
He would have carried snare, rabbit and all off for a guzzle in his own lair.The Story of the Trapper
A. C. Laut
A single one, I believe, would spoil your drinking; 'twould tie up your guzzle.
- to consume (food or drink) excessively or greedily
Word Origin for guzzle
1570s, probably related to Old French gosillier "to go down the gullet; to vomit, chatter, talk," from gosier (13c.) "jaws, throat, gullet." Or imitative of the sound of drinking greedily. Related: Guzzled; guzzling. As a noun from 1590s.