Definition of gollop in English:


Line breaks: gol¦lop
Pronunciation: /ˈgɒləp
British informal

verb (gollops, golloping, golloped)

[with object]
  • Swallow (food) hastily or greedily.
    More example sentences
    • I was more appreciative of the Steam Ale in my fragile state, but I also golloped the porter down.
    • Nipper and Hetty golloped down the chicken but didn't seem at first to be interested in the other bits.
    • The big olive-bronze pollack just grabbed the eel and golloped it down in one swift lunge.


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  • A hasty gulp.


early 19th century: perhaps from gulp, influenced by gobble1.

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