"gulping" in the noun sense
1. gulp, gulping
a spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing
2. gulping, swilling, guzzling
the drinking of large mouthfuls rapidly
"gulping" in the verb sense
1. gulp, quaff, swig
to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught
"The men gulped down their beers"
utter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly
"He gulped for help after choking on a big piece of meat"
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