Definition of gulper in English:


Syllabification: gulp·er
Pronunciation: /ˈgəlpər
(also gulper eel)


  • A deep-sea eel with very large jaws that open to give an enormous gape and with eyes near the tip of the snout.
    • Order Saccopharyngiformes: several families
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    • A hairy angler the size of my fist starts worrying at the meat of my calf and I can sense a giant gulper eel on its way over for a taste of delicious old me.
    • Nearly all mouth and tail, the gulper eel also scavenges in the depths.
    • Their names say everything - dragon fish, devilfish, viper fish, gulper eels, blacktail netdevils, ghost sharks.

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