Meaning of “gulp” - Learner’s Dictionary

gulp

verb uk us /ɡʌlp/
DRINK/EAT [ T ] (also gulp down)

to drink or eat something quickly:

I just had time to gulp down a cup of coffee before I left.
BREATHE [ I, T ]

to breathe in large amounts of air

SWALLOW [ I ]

to swallow suddenly, sometimes making a noise, because you are nervous or surprised:

She gulped when she saw him coming towards her.
gulp noun [ C ]

He took a large gulp of tea.

(Definition of “gulp” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)