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guzzle

[ guhz-uhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF guzzle

Synonyms for guzzle

  • carouse
  • gobble
  • imbibe
  • knock back
  • quaff
  • slosh
  • swig
  • swill
  • bolt
  • booze
  • cram
  • devour
  • englut
  • gorge
  • gormandize
  • ingurgitate
  • slop
  • soak
  • tipple
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Antonyms for guzzle

  • abstain
  • open
  • sip
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GUZZLE

But it is quite another thing to guzzle while your work is still in hand.

Guzzle, to eat or drink to excess; to eat loudly, hastily, and clumsily.

I am aware that guzzle is an unladylike word; but, as no other fits in there, I shall use it.

He would have carried snare, rabbit and all off for a guzzle in his own lair.

A single one, I believe, would spoil your drinking; 'twould tie up your guzzle.

After which he paused to sigh, and leaped up to cheer and sat down again to—guzzle!

Chram's leudes at first affected daintiness and choice manners; but at this hour they guzzle, swallow and laugh like any of us.

Bunkers was an old friend of the barkeeper, and he proceeded to pour and guzzle down his throat a very poor substitute for whisky.

Because you guzzle sixteen samovars full a day, that's why you put on an air of importance.

Those who had still some trace of sobriety proceeded to guzzle what was left in the opened casks.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, probably related to Old French gosillier "to go down the gullet; to vomit, chatter, talk," from gosier (13c.) "jaws, throat, gullet." Or imitative of the sound of drinking greedily. Related: Guzzled; guzzling. As a noun from 1590s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GUZZLE

bolt

verbeat very fast
  • consume
  • cram
  • devour
  • englut
  • gobble
  • gorge
  • gulp
  • guzzle
  • ingurgitate
  • inhale
  • scarf
  • slop
  • slosh
  • stuff
  • swallow whole
  • wolf

consume

verbeat, drink
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