Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To disgorge.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To disgorge or vomit.
  • v. To swallow again; to swallow back.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To vomit up; to eject from the stomach; to throw back.
  • transitive v. To swallow again; to swallow back.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To vomit up; eject from the stomach; throw back or out again.
  • To swallow again or back.
  • To devour to repletion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Etymologies

French regorger, from Old French : re-, re- + gorger, to gorge (from gorge, throat; see gorge).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French regorger. Compare regurgitate. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They crop grief after grief, chewing the cud of grievance; for when they are full of it they disgorge and regorge the abhorred sum, and have stuff for their spleens for many

    The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay

  • That unhallowed booty created a factitious aristocracy, ever fearful that they might be called upon to regorge their sacrilegious spoil.

    Coningsby

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

    The French Revolution

  • But no matter, let them be rich; let them be blood-suckers; so much, God willing, shall they regorge into the treasury of the empire.

    The Caesars

  • His fear is -- that Blackwood may come as Nemesis, and compel him to regorge any puffing and cramming which Tiff has put into his pocket, and is earnest to have a letter addressed in an influential quarter to prevent this.

    The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey—Vol. 1 With a Preface and Annotations by James Hogg

  • Haïti regorge de pétrole affirment Daniel et Ginette Mathurin

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • Le quartier regorge aussi de restaurants et de discothèques.

    A New Dark Age Is Dawning

  • -- furies of hell, burrowing snakes who regorge your food, and feed upon your own excrements; ye that are forever destroying, and forever reproducing your poison!

    The Robbers

  • Ceylon; and the Mohammedan travelers speak of ambergris swallowed by whales, who are made sick and regorge it. "

    The Arabian Nights Entertainments

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