gargle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"gargle" in British English

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gargleverb [I]

uk   /ˈɡɑː.ɡl̩/  us   /ˈɡɑːr-/
to ​move a ​liquid around in ​yourthroat without ​swallowing, ​especially to ​clean it or ​stop it ​feelingpainful
(Definition of gargle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gargleverb [I]

 us   /ˈɡɑr·ɡəl/
to ​washyourmouth or ​throat by ​holdingliquid in ​yourmouth, ​keepingyourhead back, and ​breathing out ​slowly through the ​mouth: For a ​sorethroat, gargle with ​warmsaltwater.
(Definition of gargle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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