noun[mass noun] informal
Diarrhoea suffered by travellers, especially visitors to Mexico.
- 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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