verb (glugs, glugging, glugged)[with object and adverbial of direction]
- 1Pour or drink (liquid) with a hollow gurgling sound: Jeff glugged whisky into glassesMore example sentences
- By the time we got there I was completely plastered, but in an attempt to maintain the spirit of my recent life, I continued drinking, pausing only to glug some water when I thought I might vomit.
- ‘I advise people to pay attention to their own thirst, rather than trying to glug back eight glasses of water a day,’ she says.
- But the waiter just glugged some extra wine into the glass, to little effect.
- 1.1 [no object, with adverbial of direction] (Of liquid) make a hollow gurgling sound when being poured or drunk: the gin glugs out of the bottleMore example sentences
- There is a whiff of conspiracy in the air and it reeks pungently of Chardonnay glugging down the plug hole and just a dash of carpet-trampled kettle chips.
- He continued to stare as the bottle's contents glugged into a crystal goblet, dusting the air with intoxicating fruit.
- There was a flowing, rushing sound of liquid glugging out of a bottle, hitting ice.
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- 1A hollow gurgling sound or sounds as of liquid being poured from a bottle: he sinks at once, making a sound like glug-glug as he goes downMore example sentences
- Later, tucked up in our tents, we are lulled by the feint glug and gurgle of the Katherine River.
- Instead of a glug or a gurgle that would normally be heard, there was kind of a… plop.
- Turn the full bottle over the pot, and when you hear the first glug, stop pouring.
- 1.1An amount of liquid poured from a bottle: a couple of good glugs of ginMore example sentences
- Or, take the first one, omit the Root Beer, add some of that Dr. K (I think that's what it's called) and a couple glugs of Red Cream Soda.
- Nigel promised crisp bacon and breadcrumbs would work brilliantly with long strings of pasta, with a final few glugs of oil (olive, not motor) being lubricant enough.
- Mix again, and loosen it with several glugs of pasta water, added gradually.
( • informal )
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- Recognising the huge international market for Germany's easy-drinking, gluggable white wine, Sohne developed a label that would stand out from the complicated gothic creations so popular with German winemakers.
- Instead, look for inexpensive and inexhaustibly gluggable palate and pocket pleasers that can adapt to either sun-soaked barbecues or goose-pimpled picnics.
- Most Cotes du Rhone are gluggable wines made from vines grown on the flat and arid land of the southern Rhone.
late 17th century: imitative.
More definitions of glugDefinition of glug in:
- The US English dictionary