Definition of “gurgle” - English Dictionary

“gurgle” in British English

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gurgleverb [ I ]

uk /ˈɡɜː.ɡəl/ us /ˈɡɝː.ɡəl/

(of babies) to make a happy sound with the back of the throat:

The baby lay gurgling in her cot.

(of water, especially small streams) to flow quickly while making a low, pleasant sound:

Outside of her window the stream gurgled over the rocks.
gurgle
noun [ C ] uk us

The water went down the drain with a loud gurgle.

(Definition of “gurgle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“gurgle” in American English

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gurgleverb [ I ]

us /ˈɡɜr·ɡəl/

to make a bubbling sound like water flowing over an uneven surface:

A stream gurgled over the rocks.
gurgle
noun [ C ] us /ˈɡɜr·ɡəl/

I said something that sounded like a gurgle.

(Definition of “gurgle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)