Regale Definition

rĭ-gāl
regaled, regales, regaling
verb
regaled, regales, regaling
To provide with great enjoyment; entertain.
American Heritage
To entertain by providing a splendid feast.
Webster's New World
To feast.
Webster's New World
To delight with something pleasing or amusing.
Webster's New World
Regale is to delight or amuse someone through talk, stories or a generous amount of food or drink.
When you get everyone to start laughing hysterically at your stories, this is an example of a situation where you regale people with your stories.
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noun
A feast.
Webster's New World
A choice food; delicacy.
Webster's New World
Refreshment.
Webster's New World

Origin of Regale

  • French régaler from Old French regal feast from gale (influenced by se rigoler to amuse oneself) from galer to make merry

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French régale, from Latin rēgāle, from rēgālis

    From Wiktionary

  • From Spanish regalar.

    From Wiktionary

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