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gobble1

Saltos de línea: gob¦ble
Pronunciación: /ˈɡɒb(ə)l
 
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verbo

[with object] (often gobble something up)
1Eat (something) hurriedly and noisily: he gobbled up the rest of his sandwich
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Any bread left in the kitchenette was gobbled up to the last crumb by our resident elves.
  • ‘We think that their eggs would be gobbled up by something if they didn't basically hide them in the gill chamber,’ she said.
  • At Aunt Poogee's gentle encouragement, Hope places her special dessert on the table alongside the other family dishes and watches with pride and joy as her peppermint pickles are gobbled up.
Sinónimos
eat greedily/hungrily, guzzle, bolt, gulp, swallow hurriedly, devour, wolf, cram, gorge (oneself) on, gorge oneself
informal tuck into, put/pack away, demolish, polish off, scoff (down), down, stuff (down), murder, shovel down, stuff one's face (with), pig oneself (on), nosh
British informal gollop, shift
North American informal scarf (down/up), snarf (down/up)
1.1Use a large amount of (something) very quickly: these old houses just gobble up money
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In fact, about four-fifths of your premium is gobbled up by the commission that your lender creams off.
  • So, the lower the charges, the less of your money is gobbled up and the better chance you have of matching the market.
  • Also, these plans have pretty steep fees, so a large chunk of your money is gobbled up in charges.
1.2(Of a large organization) incorporate or take over (a smaller one): this small department was gobbled up by the Ministry of Transport
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Broadcast networks were gobbled up by corporate parents and cable TV began to eat into the number of their viewers.
  • Well, if Softbank and Nomura and the rest don't watch out they will be gobbled up too.
  • I have a kind of fondness for the old poorly done by clubs like Fitzroy, even if they have been gobbled up by the Lions.

Origen

early 17th century: probably from gob1.

Words that rhyme with gobble

bobble, Chernobyl, cobble, hobble, knobble, nobble, squabble, wobble

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gobble2

Saltos de línea: gob¦ble
Pronunciación: /ˈɡɒb(ə)l
 
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verbo

[no object]
(Of a turkeycock) make a characteristic swallowing sound in the throat.
Example sentences
  • Back in 1505, turkeys were still gobbling innocently around America.
  • A wild turkey gobbled, and we returned to camp for dinner beneath a full moon.
  • He had the children stay with him low in the bushes as the turkey gobbled away from inside the bag.

Origen

late 17th century: imitative, perhaps influenced by gobble1.

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