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Definition of gobble verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gobble
    he / she / it gobbles
    past simple gobbled
    -ing form gobbling
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  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] to eat something very fast, in a way that people consider rude or greedy synonym wolf gobble (something) Don't gobble your food like that! gobble something up/down They gobbled up all the sandwiches.
  2. 2[intransitive] when a turkey gobbles, it makes a noise in its throat
  3. Phrasal Verbsgobble somethingup
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: gobble

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