The passage by which food passes from the mouth to the stomach; the oesophagus.
More example sentences
- It's the gullet or oesophagus, the corridor passing from the mouth to the stomach.
- Contact may be with your skin, or with the lining of your lungs, mouth, gullet, stomach or intestine.
- Heartburn happens when this acid flows upwards into the gullet (oesophagus).
late Middle English: from Old French goulet, diminutive of goule 'throat', from Latin gula.