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.
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