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gollop Line breaks: gol¦lop
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɒləp/

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British informal

Definition of gollop in English:

verb (gollops, golloping, golloped)

[with object]
Swallow (food) hastily or greedily.
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.

Words that rhyme with gollop

collop, dollop, lollop, scallop, scollop, trollop, Trollope, wallop
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