Word of the Day: Ingurgitate

Updated: Apr 15

Today’s word of the day is ingurgitate. Ingurgitate is a verb. It simply means to guzzle. The longer meaning is to swallow something either greedily or in large quantities. I guess after a fast or abstaining from a food or drink, you would readily ingurgitate it! I know when this pandemic passes, I'm going to ingurgitate the cake of the month from The Goody Bag!!

Related: Word of the day: Abstinent

Related: Word of the Day: Fast

Use it in a sentence!


It doesn’t seem like George has eaten in a while because he’s ingurgitating all the food at the buffet table!



But where did it come from?


The word ingurgitate originated in the late 16th century. It’s derived from the Latin word ingurgitate, meaning poured in or drenched.


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