Origin of regale
OTHER WORDS FROM regalere·gale·ment, nounre·gal·er, nounun·re·galed, adjective
How to use regale in a sentence
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
“I love Americans I just hate your government,” he said before regaling me with tales of family visits to the United States.
They spent the whole night regaling me with their insane stories about the biz.
When they reached the place, Membertou (who was encamped there), received them hospitably, regaling them with meat and fish.
The tide was down; and sundry Arabs were regaling their naked feet in the mud, sporting and shouting.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Pettit was doing most of the talking, regaling his two auditors with tales from his abundant store of anecdotes.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
So there they sat, good Moslems all, regaling themselves out of cans marked plainly on their gaudy labels, “Pork and Beans.”A Woman's Journey through the Philippines|Florence Kimball Russel
And the manufacturer could hardly swallow the sips of cognac with which he was regaling himself.The Fourth Estate, vol. 2|Armando Palacio Valds
British Dictionary definitions for regale
- a feast
- a delicacy of food or drink