Definition of Montezuma's revenge in English:

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Montezuma's revenge

Pronunciation: /mɒntɪˈzuːməz/


[mass noun] informal
Diarrhoea suffered by travellers, especially visitors to Mexico.
Example sentences
  • Any casual guest would have thought we were all suffering from Montezuma's revenge after a spicy South American supper.
  • Many traveler's diseases are a nuisance like Montezuma's revenge, but some can be fatal, such as malaria, yellow fever, AIDS, and meningitis.
  • ‘Maybe we'll get lucky- and Matt will too for that matter- and they'll get a raging case of Montezuma's revenge and end up stuck in the hotel for the week,’ he joked.

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