[ guhz-uhl ]
/ ˈgʌz əl /

verb (used with or without object), guz·zled, guz·zling.

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

First recorded in 1570–80; origin uncertain

Related forms

guz·zler, nounun·guz·zled, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for guzzle


/ (ˈɡʌzəl) /


to consume (food or drink) excessively or greedily

Word Origin for guzzle

C16: of unknown origin
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