-guzzling meaning, -guzzling definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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guzzle  

  ( guzzles    3rd person present)   ( guzzling    present participle)   ( guzzled    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you guzzle something, you drink it or eat it quickly and greedily.  
INFORMAL   Melissa had guzzled gin and tonics like they were lemonade.      V n, Also V  
2       verb   If you say that a vehicle guzzles fuel, you mean that it uses a lot of it in a way that is wasteful and unnecessary.  
The plane was deafeningly noisy, guzzled fuel, and left a trail of smoke.      V n  
   -guzzling             comb in adj   ADJ n  
The boom of the 1980s led to a taste for petrol-guzzling cars., ...big energy-guzzling houses.     
    gas guzzler  
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