[ dis-gawrj ]
/ dɪsˈgɔrdʒ /
verb (used with object), dis·gorged, dis·gorg·ing.
to eject or throw out from the throat, mouth, or stomach; vomit forth.
to surrender or yield (something, especially something illicitly obtained).
to discharge forcefully or as a result of force.
verb (used without object), dis·gorged, dis·gorg·ing.
to eject, yield, or discharge something.
Origin of disgorge
Related formsdis·gorge·ment, noundis·gorg·er, nounun·dis·gorged, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for disgorger (1 of 2)
/ (dɪsˈɡɔːdʒə) /
angling a thin notched metal implement for removing hooks from a fish
British Dictionary definitions for disgorger (2 of 2)
/ (dɪsˈɡɔːdʒ) /
to throw out (swallowed food, etc) from the throat or stomach; vomit
to discharge or empty of (contents)
(tr) to yield up unwillingly or under pressure
(tr) angling to remove (a hook) from the mouth or throat of (a fish)
Derived Formsdisgorgement, noun
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Word Origin and History for disgorger
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