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Gobble-gobble

verb; sound symbolism
To eat Gobble-gobble is usually associated with sounds a turkey makes. During Thanksgiving, since people are waiting for the big dinner and are hungry, it was used as a verb. It can also be associated like the noise people make when they are eating or hungry. Also, the word was used by a five-year-old, and kids can come up with some interesting word patterns.
 
I’m hungry. Let’s gobble-gobble!
Etymology : Sound symbolism
Source : Family member
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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