Gargarism vs. Gargle

Gargarism vs. Gargle — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Gargarism and Gargle

Gargarismnoun

(obsolete) Something used to gargle with; a gargle.

Gargleverb

To force exhaled air through a liquid held in the back of the mouth, with the head tilted back, in order to cleanse or medicate the mouth or throat.

Gargleverb

To produce the sound of gargling when speaking or singing.

Gargleverb

To rinse or medicate (the mouth or throat) by gargling.

Gargleverb

To circulate or apply (a medicine or solution) by gargling.

Gargleverb

To utter with a gargling sound.

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Garglenoun

A medicated solution for gargling.

Garglenoun

A gargling sound.

Gargleverb

(intransitive) to clean one's mouth by holding water or some other liquid in the back of the mouth and blowing air out from the lungs

Gargleverb

(intransitive) to make a sound like the one made while gargling

Gargleverb

(transitive) to clean a specific part of the body by gargling (almost always throat or mouth)

Gargleverb

(transitive) to use (a liquid) for purposes of cleaning one's mouth or throat by gargling.

Every morning he gargled a little cheap Scotch.
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Garglenoun

a liquid used for gargling

Garglenoun

the sound of gargling

Garglenoun

(slang) lager, drink

Garglenoun

a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth

Garglenoun

the sound produced while gargling

Gargleverb

utter with gargling or burbling sounds

Gargleverb

rinse one's mouth and throat with mouthwash;

gargle with this liquid