gulf

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
gulf

Plural
gulfs

  1. A gulf is a part of an ocean or sea that has land mostly around it.
  2. A deep hollow; chasm or abyss.
  3. Any wide separation, as in position, status, or education.
  4. Something that engulfs or swallows up.

Verb[change]

Plain form
gulf

Third-person singular
gulfs

Past tense
gulfed

Past participle
gulfed

Present participle
gulfing

  1. When you gulf something, you swallow up or engulf it.