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gurk Line breaks: gurk
Pronunciation: /ɡəːk/

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Definition of gurk in English:


[no object]
Emit a belch: they grunted and gurked with an unconcern that amazed me
More example sentences
  • He smiled right down to his tonsils, gurked and patted the belly of the second woman with flat hand.
  • She spat the meat into her fingers and on to the table without using a fork. She gurked, and farted.
  • He ate for an hour without stopping, then finally gurked several times from the very bottom of his satisfied stomach.


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A belch: the silence was broken by a shattering gurk from Elspeth Paula
More example sentences
  • A sea lion let out a loud 'gurk' as it gulped down its dinner.
  • He began to say grace with a gurk, and his guts grumbled.
  • The surging turned out to be a huge gurk.


Early 20th century: imitative.

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