(noun, verb, interjection)


1. Indication of an involuntary fear reaction.


1. a large and hurried swallow

- he finished it at a single gulp

Similar word(s): draft, draught, swig

Definition categories: act, deglutition, drink, swallow

2. a spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing

Similar word(s): gulping

Definition categories: act, reflex


1. to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught

- The men gulped down their beers

Similar word(s): quaff, swig

Definition categories: consumption, drink, imbibe

2. utter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly

- He gulped for help after choking on a big piece of meat

Definition categories: communication, mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize