Definitions for: Gargle

[n] the sound produced while gargling
[n] a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth
[v] rinse one's mouth and throat with mouthwash; "gargle with this liquid"
[v] utter with gargling or burbling sounds

Webster (1913) Definition: Gar"gle, n. (Arch.)
See Gargoyle.

Gar"gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Garggled, p. pr. & vb.
n. Gargling (?).] [F. gargouiller to dabble, paddle,
gargle. Cf. Gargoyle, Gurgle.]
1. To wash or rinse, as the mouth or throat, particular the
latter, agitating the liquid (water or a medicinal
preparation) by an expulsion of air from the lungs.

2. To warble; to sing as if gargling [Obs.] --Waller.

Gar"gle, n.
A liquid, as water or some medicated preparation, used to
cleanse the mouth and throat, especially for a medical

Synonyms: mouthwash, rinse

See Also: emit, lave, let loose, let out, solution, sound, utter, wash

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