verb (used with object), re·galed, re·gal·ing.
verb (used without object), re·galed, re·gal·ing.
Words nearby regale
Origin of regale
OTHER WORDS FROM regalere·gale·ment, nounre·gal·er, nounun·re·galed, adjective
Examples from the Web for regaling
In person, Reiner is gregarious and very chatty, regaling you with great anecdotes from his back catalogue.Rob Reiner on the State of Romcoms, ‘The Princess Bride’s’ Alternate Ending, and the Red Viper|Marlow Stern|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They spent the whole night regaling me with their insane stories about the biz.
While we were regaling ourselves round a large fire, some wild beast gave a roar in the bushes.Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora|Edward Edwards
So you have been regaling Lord Sartoris (an utter stranger to you) with a history of all our private griefs and woes!Faith and Unfaith|Duchess
I was regaling him with one of the choicest of Messer Sacchetti's paradoxes, gurgling, myself, at the humour of the thing I told.The Shame of Motley|Raphael Sabatini
But the baron had bent down his face, and was regaling himself upon an olive.My Novel, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
We took biscuits and bully beef with us but the hospitable sailors insisted on regaling us with a hot meal.Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2|Ian Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for regaling
verb (tr usually foll by with)
- a feast
- a delicacy of food or drink