Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / gargle
FEEDBACK

gargle

See definition of gargle on Dictionary.com

synonyms for gargle

  • irrigate
  • swish
  • trill
  • use mouthwash
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

TRY USING gargle

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Dive In To First Place With This Swimming Quiz!
START THE QUIZ

How to use gargle in a sentence

Telling him he would send in a gargle and a cooling draught, and that he was to go to bed soon, Duffham rose to leave.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
Thus, under the similitude of a game, I have seen children confronted with the horrors of arithmetic, and even taught to gargle.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. XXII (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
And at the first definite sign that either is developing, increase the frequency of the gargle.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE FEBRUARY 1930VARIOUS
Being non-poisonous, good for a gargle as well as for external use, it is superior to many other antiseptic washes.
PLUCK ON THE LONG TRAILEDWIN L. SABIN
We always have to gargle with salt water, at home, when we have sore throats.
LINDA CARLTON'S ISLAND ADVENTUREEDITH LAVELL
A good gargle for scurvy of the fauces and pharynx, vulgarly called the inward scurvy.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
An antiseptic gargle of equal parts of Borolyptol and warm water is an excellent mixture.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOLUME IV. (OF IV.)GRANT HAGUE
Meningitis had broken out in the camp and every one had to gargle his throat first thing in the morning with salt water.
"OVER THERE" WITH THE AUSTRALIANSR. HUGH KNYVETT
Salt and water is used by many as a gargle, but a little alum and honey dissolved in sage tea is better.
THE WHITEHOUSE COOKBOOK (1887)MRS. F.L. GILLETTE
For a gargle for sore throat, put a pinch of chlorate of potash in a glass of water.
THE WHITEHOUSE COOKBOOK (1887)MRS. F.L. GILLETTE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
AUGUST 1, 2021
Choose the synonym for select
sulk

WORDS RELATED TO GARGLE

  • ablution
  • cleansing
  • dip
  • douche
  • gargle
  • scrubbing
  • shower
  • soak
  • soaking
  • soaping
  • sponging
  • tub
  • wash
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

totemicadjective | [toh-tem-ik ]SEE DEFINITION