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gurgler

Line breaks: gur¦gler
Pronunciation: /ˈɡəːɡlə
 
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Definition of gurgler in English:

noun

Australian /NZ informal

Phrases

go down the gurgler

1
Be wasted or lost: before we know it, another $2 million will have gone down the gurgler
More example sentences
  • I am far more worried about the way that all sides seem intent on watching political life go down the gurgler.
  • Suez was forced to write off half a billion US dollars on its operations in Argentina when the Argentinean currency went down the gurgler.
  • This bill is another example of why they will go down the gurgler.

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