This page has 8 definitions of guzzle in English. Guzzle is a verb and noun. Examples of how to use guzzle in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .
Attested since 1576. Possibly imitative of the sound of drinking greedily, or from Old French gouziller, gosillier (“to pass through the throat”), from gosier (“throat”), and akin to Italian gozzo (“throat; a bird's crop”).
- To drink or eat quickly, voraciously, or to excess; to gulp down; to swallow greedily, continually, or with gusto.
- 2016, Daniel Gray, Saturday, 3pm: 50 Eternal Delights of Modern Football:
- It is Boxing Day in a football ground, and all we can do is sprawl over the plastic, hurling instructions and vague encouragement. The seat is an extension of the sofa, the match another Pick of the Day in the Radio Times. Some are wearing Santa hats, some have been drinking only six or seven hours after last stopping, guzzling away, topping up their levels to reach pie-eyed delirium.
- (intransitive, dated) To consume alcoholic beverages, especially frequently or habitually.
- (by extension) To consume anything quickly, greedily, or to excess, as if with insatiable thirst.
- This car just guzzles petrol.
- 2004, Mike Rigby, quoted in The Freefoam Roofline Report, 
- China continues full steam ahead and the Americans continue to guzzle fuel, while supply becomes restricted.
guzzle (plural guzzles)
- (dated, uncountable) Drink; intoxicating liquor.
- Where squander'd away the tiresome minutes of your evening leisure over seal'd Winchesters of threepenny guzzle! — Tom Brown
- (dated) A drinking bout; a debauch.
- (dated) An insatiable thing or person.
- (obsolete, Britain, provincial) A drain or ditch; a gutter; sometimes, a small stream. Also called guzzen.
- 1623, W. Whately, Bride Bush:
- This is all one thing as if hee should goe about to jussle her into some filthy stinking guzzle or ditch.
- The throat.