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guzzle

Saltos de línea: guz¦zle
Pronunciación: /ˈɡʌz(ə)l
 
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Definición de guzzle en inglés:

verbo

[with object]
Eat or drink (something) greedily: he would guzzle his ale figurative this car guzzles petrol
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She quickly handed out their drinks and watched them guzzle them down, in public they would never attempt to get away with such a thing.
  • He splashed some on his face and handed the container to Quinn, who also greedily guzzled the water down.
  • A key attraction of hybrids, with oil prices averaging around US $50 a barrel, is that they sip gas rather than guzzle it.
Sinónimos
gobble (up), gulp, bolt, wolf, devour, eat greedily, eat hungrily, cram oneself with, stuff oneself with, gourmandize on
informal tuck into, put away, pack away, demolish, polish off, stuff one's face with, pig oneself on, murder, shovel down
British informal scoff, shift

Origen

late 16th century: perhaps from Old French gosillier 'chatter, vomit', from gosier 'throat', from late Latin geusiae 'cheeks'.

Derivados

guzzler

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Salt Lake earns glowing reviews these days from dog lovers, vegetarians, bookstore browsers, microbrew guzzlers, and especially recreationists.
  • For the first time New Zealand has got its pink act together and made a range of food-friendly wines with attitude rather than the wan wee guzzlers of the recent past.
  • Agriculture uses over 70 per cent of water, industrial use is growing and cities are becoming big water guzzlers.

Words that rhyme with guzzle

muzzle, nuzzle, puzzle

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