Definition of Gobbling

1. Verb. (present participle of gobble) ¹



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Definition of Gobbling

1. gobble [v] - See also: gobble

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gobbling

gobbing
gobbings
gobbinsite
gobble hole
gobble up
gobbled
gobbledegoo
gobbledegook
gobbledegooks
gobbledygook
gobbledygooks
gobbler
gobblers
gobbles
gobbling (current term)
gobbo
gobemouche
gobemouches
gobernadora
gobernadoras
gobet
gobets
gobful
gobfuls
gobhi
gobies
gobiid
gobiids

Literary usage of Gobbling

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1. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1812)
"Listening, to ascertain if any one was stirring, we discovered that a slave had entered to feed some tur- kies, who were gobbling and making a great noise ..."

2. The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America by Fredrika Bremer (1853)
"... and whom we call "the sharks," because of their remarkable ability in gobbling up large and often double portions of every thing which comes to table, ..."

3. The British Angler's Manual: Or, The Art of Angling in England, Scotland by Thomas Christopher Hofland (1848)
"... fighting any of us that touched him, and gobbling down a small trout, cut in pieces, with all the apparent relish of a true glutton. ..."

4. Letters to His Wife by Robert Ernest Vernède (1917)
"horse, and dog gobbling round. It is quite pictur- • esque. The fanner very fat. I find myself quite fluent with my French, except occasionally. December 5. ..."

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