- 1[intransitive] to make a sound like water flowing quickly through a narrow space Water gurgled through the pipes. The water made a gurgling noise as it ran down the drain. a gurgling stream
- 2[intransitive] if a baby gurgles, it makes a noise in its throat when it is happy The baby gurgled happily. She gurgled with laughter.
NAmE//ˈɡərɡl//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gurgle
he / she / it gurgles
past simple gurgled
-ing form gurgling