Ingurgitate \In*gur"gi*tate\, v. i. To guzzle; to swill. --Burton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ingurgitate — In*gur gi*tate, v. t. [L. ingurgitatus, p. p. of ingurgitare to pour in; pref. in in + gurges whirlpool, gulf.] [1913 Webster] 1. To swallow, devour, or drink greedily or in large quantity; to guzzle. Cleveland. [1913 Webster] 2. To swallow up,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ingurgitate — [in gʉr′jə tāt΄] vt., vi. ingurgitated, ingurgitating [< L ingurgitatus, pp. of ingurgitare, to pour in like a flood, guzzle: see IN 1 & GURGITATION] to swallow up greedily or in large amounts; gulp; gorge; guzzle ingurgitation n …   English World dictionary

  • ingurgitate — verb /ɪnˈɡəːdʒɪteɪt/ To swallow up greedily or in large amounts; gulp; gorge; guzzle. Nothing pesters the body and mind sooner than to be still fed, to eat and ingurgitate beyond all measure, as many do …   Wiktionary

  • ingurgitate — transitive verb ( tated; tating) Etymology: Latin ingurgitatus, past participle of ingurgitare, from in + gurgit , gurges whirlpool more at voracious Date: circa 1570 to swallow greedily or in large quantities ; guzzle • ingurgitation noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ingurgitate — ingurgitation, n. /in gerr ji tayt /, v., ingurgitated, ingurgitating. v.t. 1. to swallow greedily or in great quantity, as food. 2. to engulf; swallow up: The floodwaters ingurgitated trees and houses. v.i. 3. to drink or eat greedily; guzzle;… …   Universalium

  • ingurgitate — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To swallow (food or drink) greedily or rapidly in large amounts: bolt, down, englut, engorge, gobble, gulp, guzzle, swill, wolf. See INGESTION …   English dictionary for students

  • ingurgitate — in·gur·gi·tate || ɪn gÉœrdʒɪteɪt / gɜːd v. overeat; gulp down food; gorge, eat piggishly, stuff oneself with food …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ingurgitate — [ɪn gə:dʒɪteɪt] verb literary swallow greedily. Derivatives ingurgitation noun Origin C16: from L. ingurgitat , ingurgitare pour in , from in into + gurges, gurgit whirlpool, gulf …   English new terms dictionary

  • ingurgitate — in·gurgitate …   English syllables

  • ingurgitate — in•gur•gi•tate [[t]ɪnˈgɜr dʒɪˌteɪt[/t]] v. tat•ed, tat•ing 1) to swallow greedily or in great quantity, as food 2) to engulf; swallow up 3) to drink or eat greedily; guzzle; swill • Etymology: 1560–70; < L ingurgitāre to fill, flood, drench… …   From formal English to slang

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