ingurgitate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v ingurgitate overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself "She stuffed herself at the dinner","The kids binged on ice cream"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Ingurgitate To guzzle; to swill.
    • Ingurgitate To swallow up, as in a gulf.
    • Ingurgitate To swallow, devour, or drink greedily or in large quantity; to guzzle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ingurgitate To swallow greedily or in great quantity.
    • ingurgitate To plunge; engulf.
    • ingurgitate To drink largely; swill.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Ingurgitate in-gur′ji-tāt to swallow up greedily, as in a gulf
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. ingurgitatus, p. p. of ingurgitare, to pour in; pref. in-, in + gurges, whirlpool, gulf
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. ingurgitāre, -ātumin, into, gurges, a whirlpool.