- 1Bring (swallowed food) up again to the mouth: gulls regurgitate food for the chicksMore example sentences
- Before six months of age chicks continue to stay around the nest as their parents bring back food and regurgitate it for them.
- He's living off regurgitated food from his mother at the moment.
- Feeding events were easily identified by characteristic sounds, including persistent begging calls and adult bill clapping, but especially the clearly identifiable sound of a parent regurgitating food to the chick.
- 1.1Repeat (information) without analysing or comprehending it: facts which can then be regurgitated at examinationsMore example sentences
- The kids are encouraged to not just regurgitate information they find on the Internet, but instead process it and use it to help express their own ideas.
- There are a lot of people out there who will steer you in the wrong direction because they are just regurgitating old information that might have worked years ago.
- Mostly, they can regurgitate facts, theories - they can prepare for exams.
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- Most reports cannot hide the fact that they are mere regurgitations of numbers and figures, wholly lacking in analysis, original thought, or even an interesting writing style.
- The majority of talks actually attended were generally either surprisingly uneducated or straightforward regurgitations.
- All other ‘evidence’ is a regurgitation of his words.
late 16th century: from medieval Latin regurgitat-, from the verb regurgitare, from Latin re- 'again, back' + gurges, gurgit- 'whirlpool'.