What is another word for gulps?

83 synonyms found


[ ɡˈʌlps], [ ɡˈʌlps], [ ɡ_ˈʌ_l_p_s]

How to use "Gulps" in context?

Gulps are sudden, involuntary inhalations of air, often audible. They can be caused by anything that surprises or scares someone, such as a scary movie, a loud sound, or even the sudden appearance of a stranger. Many people describe gulps as feeling like their heart is jumping out of their chest. Gulps can happen anytime, anywhere, and can be embarrassing and uncomfortable.

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