Regale meaning

rĭ-gāl
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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To provide with great enjoyment; entertain.
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To entertain sumptuously with food and drink; provide a feast for.
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To feast.
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A great feast.
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Refreshment.
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To entertain by providing a splendid feast.
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To delight with something pleasing or amusing.
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To feast.
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A feast.
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A choice food; delicacy.
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Refreshment.
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To please or entertain (someone). [from 17th c.]
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To provide hospitality for (someone); to supply with abundant food and drink. [from 17th c.]
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(figuratively) To entertain with something that delights; to gratify; to refresh.

To regale the taste, the eye, or the ear.

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A choice food; a delicacy.
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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