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See definition of gobbling on Dictionary.com
  • as ingrabby
  • as ingreedy
  • as inhoggish
  • as inpiggish
  • as ineating

synonyms for gobbling

  • acquisitive
  • avaricious
  • avid
  • carnivorous
  • close
  • close-fisted
  • covetous
  • craving
  • desirous
  • devouring
  • eager
  • edacious
  • esurient
  • gluttonous
  • gormandizing
  • grasping
  • grudging
  • gulping
  • guzzling
  • hoggish
  • hungry
  • impatient
  • insati
  • insatiable
  • chewing
  • consumption
  • dining
  • binging
  • biting
  • devouring
  • gluttony
  • masticating
  • munching
  • nibbling
  • overindulgence
  • snacking
  • feasting on
  • feeding on
  • gorging on
  • gourmandization
  • having a meal
  • pigging out
  • stuffing oneself
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How to use gobbling in a sentence

Their manner of talking has been compared to the clucking of a hen, and by the Dutch to the "gobbling of a turkeycock."
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
His mate, meanwhile, was gobbling the lily-root as if she had not eaten for a week.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
You fellers vot iss always gobbling yet, you iss quit it alreatty!
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
While vocal and fly-gobbling talents are tenderly fostered, dignified Wisdom is not only neglected, but persecuted.
PUNCHINELLO, VOL. 1, NO. 6, MAY 7, 1870VARIOUS
The bear appeared to be listening also; there was gobbling and a pause; more gobbling and another pause—oh!
CHATTERBOX, 1906VARIOUS
If it hadn't been for you, he'd be there yet gobbling their ships at his will.
CARETTE OF SARKJOHN OXENHAM
She buried her nose in the dish of food the young man offered her and started gobbling it up.
THE DUCK-FOOTED HOUNDJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
He stepped blithely forth, gobbling up a plump wood mouse that had rashly ventured forth from its safe retreat under the snow.
FOLLOWERS OF THE TRAILZOE MEYER
The general impression in court was that the little priest, who was gobbling away, had literally gone mad in the box.
THE WISDOM OF FATHER BROWNG. K. CHESTERTON
Foreign “syndicates” have been gobbling up the wonderful coal and iron deposits of China wherever they could find them.
DRUGGING A NATIONSAMUEL MERWIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GOBBLING

  • binging
  • biting
  • chewing
  • consumption
  • devouring
  • dining
  • feasting on
  • feeding on
  • gluttony
  • gobbling
  • gorging on
  • gourmandization
  • having a meal
  • masticating
  • munching
  • nibbling
  • overindulgence
  • pigging out
  • snacking
  • stuffing oneself
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.