glug

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v glug make a gurgling sound as of liquid issuing from a bottle "the wine bottles glugged"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n glug A clod.
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Usage

In literature:

And they tell of a perfectly easy way: For yesterday's Glug is the Glug of to-day.
"The Glugs of Gosh" by C. J. Dennis
He shook it and was surprised when he failed to hear the glug-glug of liquor.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
It is like the glug-glug of a rich flask of 'Lagrime.
"The Daltons, Volume I (of II) Or,Three Roads In Life" by Charles James Lever
Again there was silence; but after a while another glugging and another sigh.
"With Drake on the Spanish Main" by Herbert Strang
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In poetry:

Because there'd been no father Joi
To guide the quick mind of a boy
Away from thoughts of hate and blame,
Wisdom in these was but a name.
But 'mid the Glugs they count him wise
Who walks with cunning in his eyes.
"The Debate" by C J Dennis
"Glugs," said the chairman. "Glugs of Gosh;
By order of our good King Splosh,
The Tinker and Sir Stodge shall meet,
And here, without unseemly heat,
Debate the question of the day,
Which is - However, let me say -
"The Debate" by C J Dennis
Said Sym: "Kind friends, and fellow Glugs;
My trade is mending pots and mugs.
I tinker kettles, and I rhyme
To please myself and pass the time,
Just as my fancy wandereth."
("He's minel" quoth Stodge, below his breath.)
"The Debate" by C J Dennis
And certain sly and knowing Glugs,
With sundry nudges, winks and shrugs,
Passed round the hint that up on high,
Behind some window near the sky,
Where he could see yet not be seen,
King Splosh was present with his Queen.
"The Debate" by C J Dennis
With sidelong looks and sheepish grins,
Like men found out in secret sins,
Glug gazed at Glug in nervous dread;
Till one with claims to learning said,
"Sir Stodge is talking Greek, you know.
He may be bad, but never low."
"The Debate" by C J Dennis
"I do not wish to waste your time.
So, first shall speak this man of rhyme;
And, when Sir Stodge has voiced his view,
The Glugs shall judge between the two.
This verdict from the folk of Gosh
Will be accepted by King Splosh."
"The Debate" by C J Dennis

In news:

Glug of white wine vinegar.
Give Granny a glug of wine.
These fun ceramic glugging jugs by Wade Ceramics make a glug-a-glug-glug gurgling noise when used as a pitcher, and they work as whimsical vases, too.
Scarf a burger, glug a brew, Don't be shy, friend, here have two.
Whether you're pairing cubes of supermarket havarti with glugs of Franzia straight from the box or alternating frilly curls of TĂȘte de Moine with sips of honied Meursault, wine and cheese are better together.
I glugged a big glass of water and stumbled back to bed.
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