- 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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Examples from the Web for guzzling
One evening, after guzzling a bottle of whiskey, Stapp said he grabbed two MP5 machine guns from his collection.Creed Singer Scott Stapp’s Fall From Grace: From 40 Million Albums Sold to Living in a Holiday Inn
November 27, 2014
There was a lot of weed, he snorted a ton of coke, was guzzling Bloody Marys.The Unbelievable (True) Story of the World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler
November 14, 2014
Then the burgling bear broke onto her pool deck and raided the wet bar for the harder stuff, guzzling 18 cans of Coors Light.In Florida, Sprawling Humans Confront the Bears Who Lived There First
March 22, 2014
Kate spends her days guzzling down beers and flirting with her coworker Luke (Jake Johnson).Olivia Wilde on ‘Drinking Buddies,’ Skinny-Dipping, Booze, and More
August 19, 2013
Others are getting donated milk from human “milk banks” or guzzling foul-tasting fenugreek tea.Breastfeeding Pills’ Risky Results
August 7, 2012
But then he might be only marking time to let that guzzling Cheeseman dine at his leisure.The Secret Agent
In toiling for their own lives, the men had forgotten their brawls and plots and guzzling.Blackbeard: Buccaneer
Ralph D. Paine
Cards and dice, fiddling and dancing, guzzling and guttling!
There will be simply enormous gorging and guzzling at the baron's expense.Life on a Mediaeval Barony
William Stearns Davis
You lazy, guzzling, good-for-nothing son of a God-damn loafer!Mrs. Bindle
- to consume (food or drink) excessively or greedily
Word Origin and History for guzzling
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.