verb (used with object) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for ingulf

Historical Examples of ingulf

  • What a piece of Ivo's mind on this occasion might be, let Ingulf describe.

  • Will it ingulf us in its insatiable maw, as the whale did Jonah?

    Voyage of the Paper Canoe

    Nathaniel H. Bishop

  • It seemed to them mountain-high, and ready to ingulf the entire land.

    Rodman the Keeper

    Constance Fenimore Woolson

  • Whirlpools turned her skiff round and round like a feather, and yawning gulfs threatened each moment to ingulf her.

    Captain Kyd, Vol. II

    Joseph Holt Ingraham

  • He is more concerned regarding their escape from the threatening doom that seems ready to ingulf them.

    Miss Caprice

    St. George Rathborne

British Dictionary definitions for ingulf



a variant spelling of engulf
Derived Formsingulfment, noun
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