regorge

[ ri-gawrj ]
/ rɪˈgɔrdʒ /

verb (used with object), re·gorged, re·gorg·ing.

to disgorge; cast up again.

verb (used without object), re·gorged, re·gorg·ing.

to rush back again; gush: The waters regorged.

QUIZZES

Fend Off Sciolism With This Word Of The Day Quiz
Are you the Cinderella of this week’s quiz? Test your memory on the words and definitions from March 23–29.
Question 1 of 7
schlep

Origin of regorge

First recorded in 1595–1605, regorge is from the French word regorger, Middle French. See re-, gorge1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for regorge

  • Paris is what, in figurative speech, they call 'flooded with pamphlets (regorge de brochures);' flooded and eddying again.

    The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
  • As to finding p. 246them out to make them regorge that was out of the question.

British Dictionary definitions for regorge

regorge
/ (rɪˈɡɔːdʒ) /

verb

(tr) to vomit up; disgorge
(intr) (esp of water) to flow or run back

Word Origin for regorge

C17: from French regorger; see gorge
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012