verb (used with or without object), e·ruc·tat·ed, e·ruc·tat·ing.
Words nearby eructate
Origin of eructate
OTHER WORDS FROM eructatee·ruc·ta·tion [ih-ruhk-tey-shuh n, ee-ruhk-] /ɪ rʌkˈteɪ ʃən, ˌi rʌk-/, noune·ruc·ta·tive [ih-ruhk-tuh-tiv] /ɪˈrʌk tə tɪv/, adjective
Examples from the Web for eructation
Mr. P. is sullen, and seems to mistake an eructation for the breaking of wind backwards.The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Volume I|Tobias Smollett
Once, during a fit of eructation, Monroe thought he would surely die, and got ready to make his will.Edith and John|Franklin S. Farquhar
The eructation of inflammable gases has been observed in a few cases.
They showed, moreover, that the voice was thundered by being uttered from the abdomen like an eructation.Myths and Marvels of Astronomy|Richard A. Proctor
Major Edward Conway scarcely grunted—it might have been anything from an oath to an eructation.The Bishop of Cottontown|John Trotwood Moore