(v. i.) To run or flow in a broken, irregular, noisy current, as water from a bottle, or a small stream among pebbles or stones.
(n.) The act of gurgling; a broken, bubbling noise. "Tinkling gurgles."
(1) A gurgling loaf with a sheepdog's haircut and a repertoire of Latin bum jokes.
(2) The gurgling noise was caused by the gastroesophageal reflux of gas and the pain was associated with profound esophageal distention.
(3) For those not familiar with the Big-Phil-Little-Ney dynamic in the flesh, Brazil’s first press conference on the eve of the tournament was intriguing, so gurglingly affectionate are the pair of them in public.
(4) Are there really "nine sleeps 'til new Who" you gurgling oaf?
(5) I woke to one of the world's most exceptional views: the Ponte Vecchio in one direction, the Uffizi in the other, with the Arno gurgling by just inches away.
(6) [LAUGH] Your shaggy limbs and the bristling hair on your forearms Suggest a fierce male virtue [CHUCKLE]; but the surgeon called in to lance your swollen piles [BIG LAUGH] dissolves in laughter [GURGLE] at the sight of that well-smoothed passage [ROAR].
(7) When all the pretty dancing lights went on Hannah smiled, gurgled and followed them perfectly with both eyes.
(8) 7.37pm BST "Before seeing your bit about Rafa lifting the trophy and flipping Vs at the Chelsea fans, I'd spent the afternoon trying to imagine a scenario where Benitez gets to 'win' but Chelsea and their fans don't get to boast about having two European trophies," gurgles Alistair Mackay.
(9) One track, Ultra Thizz, has fans on Soundcloud posting things like "head asplode" and "skull fukt" thanks to its onslaught of mangled chipmunk vocals, ricocheting synth stabs, rapidly accelerating rhythms and gurgling bass.
(10) I hate the sin but ah love the sinner," honked the freshly convicted Fiz, face sodden with snot, and with a final grimace of embarrassment John Stape gurgled his last, his newly bearded soul presumably passing through purgatory's rigorous decontamination process before ascending to the Dead Soap Bastard sty in the sky.
(11) He told the Guardian that “gurgling and choking” noises could be heard, but he couldn’t see from where.
(12) Our longest placement, and far too gorgeous to have ever been a blood relation, Ben's dark eyes, cherubic hair and gurgling giggle masked an array of health problems that meant that life for those 18 months was an endless round of hospital visits, as the house overflowed with specialist equipment.
(13) It could never be too salty for me, madam,” Turner gurgles suggestively.
(14) Rewind an hour, before the dash to Palin, and here he is, the Great Linneck, downstairs in the stucco splendour of the Royal Institute of British Architects building in London, attentive, polite and always on the verge of that familiar gurgling laugh.
(15) All the canvases feature babies: gurgling smiles, downy hair, chubby wrists.
(16) All 14 cases, with the exception of one Yapese, were previously healthy, male Filipinos, aged 23 to 55, who were either found dead in bed, or described by their colleagues as having nocturnal seizure activity consisting of gurgling, frothing, and tongue biting immediately prior to death.
(17) "That's all me, baby – I drank a lot of coffee that day," she trills in her Minnie Mouse-ish voice, halfway between a giggle and a gurgle.
(18) Though they chose not to be filmed, Emma speaks to me on the phone, the soft gurgle of her now one-year-old daughter just audible.
(19) Women and children play behind the high mud walls of the old houses, the men thresh the wheat, teenagers pick walnuts and the water coming straight off the snowy mountains high above the village gurgles through the irrigation canals.
(20) Review of medical records of 78 horses admitted to the George D. Widener Hospital for Large Animals with dorsal displacement of the soft palate revealed 94% of these horses to have evidence of an intermittent abnormal "gurgling" respiratory noise at the time of exercise.
(n.) The formation of words in imitation of sounds; a figure of speech in which the sound of a word is imitative of the sound of the thing which the word represents; as, the buzz of bees; the hiss of a goose; the crackle of fire.
(1) Verbal originality scores were obtained from Onomatopoeia and Images, Form 1B, given to 106 Ss aged 10 to 12 yr. and 94 Ss aged 16 to 19 yr.
(2) 72 college adults were administered Onomatopoeia and Images and the Gordon Test of Visual Imagery Control.
(3) 90 college students (31 men and 59 women) were categorized as moderately autonomous, less autonomous (less highly controlled) and non-autonomous (high controlled) imagers according to the Gordon Test of Visual Imagery Control Moderately autonomous imagers produced significantly more original verbal images than less autonomous and non-autonomous imagers with less autonomous imagers scoring higher than non-autonomous imagers as measured by Onomatopoeia and Images.
(4) The character is a hit among children and adults in Japan for his irreverent behaviour and his use of inappropriate language, much of which exploits the common use of onomatopoeia in Japanese.
(5) These results suggest that the right hemisphere is dominant in the auditive recognition of familiar sounds, and supply information as to the linguistic value of onomatopoeias.
(6) Verbal originality scores were obtained from Onomatopoeia and Images, Form 1B, given to 181 deaf and 236 hearing Ss aged 10 to 19 yr.
(7) Verbal originality scores were obtained from Onomatopoeia and Images, Form 1B, given t0 182 deaf Ss aged 10 to 19 yr. Ss who had been taught the onomatopoetic words scored higher than Ss who had not been taught the words.
(8) (The name Skrillex could almost be onomatopoeia for brostep's shredded, twisting bass lines.)
(9) The results obtained were as follows: 1) Onomatopoeia of tinnitus, either [Keeeen] or [Jeeeen], were observed in a majority of cases.
(10) Correlations between MLU and word classes were significant in nonimpaired children for all variables except Questions and Onomatopoeia and were only significant in SLI children for Verbs, Prepositions, and Personal Pronouns.
(11) 2) Significantly sharp sounding onomatopoeia such as [Keeeen] or [Meeeen] had high pitches, over 4kHz, and dull sounds like [Gooooh] or [Buuuun] had low pitches, below 500Hz.
(12) A double dissociation is noted; in left-sided affections there is a more severe deficiency to onomatopoeia than to cries, whereas in right-sided lesions the quality of the performances is reversed.
(13) The recognition of animal cries and their onomatopoeias was compared during the course of right or left unilateral cortical lesions.