verb (used with object), re·galed, re·gal·ing.
verb (used without object), re·galed, re·gal·ing.
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Origin of regale
OTHER WORDS FROM regalere·gale·ment, nounre·gal·er, nounun·re·galed, adjective
How to use regale in a sentence
The Dalai Lama regaled the crowd with stories, not all pertinent to the subject at hand.At American Enterprise Institute, NeoCons Say ‘Hello, Dalai’|Eleanor Clift|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Specifically, she regaled them with the story of a heart attack she suffered that should have ended her life.Rosie O’Donnell’s Explosive Return to ‘The View’ Makes Us Miss Her More|Kevin Fallon|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is here that he is regaled with the tale we are about to watch unfold.‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Review: Wes Anderson’s Best Ever Is a Whimsical Crime Caper|Nico Hines|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later, Williams regaled friends of Strub: “This is the man I started the gay rights movement with.”
Inside, guests reported, a mariachi band played, and Kissinger was regaled with a slew of speeches.
She carried a small gold-headed ivory cane, and a richly jewelled snuff-box from which she regaled herself from time to time.
In the evening I regaled myself with some strong coffee, and I entreated that it might be made by the little sioa, Zanze.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
The wretches who ate up the Saracens, and regaled themselves with human flesh?
On the train Doctor Hoff regaled his companion with a strictly paternal view of his son's character and pursuits as he knew them.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
The smuggler arrived, and was regaled on pie, whether rabbit or hare he could not decide.Footprints of Former Men in Far Cornwall|Robert S. Hawker
British Dictionary definitions for regale
verb (tr usually foll by with)
- a feast
- a delicacy of food or drink