Definición de ingurgitate en inglés:

ingurgitate

Saltos de línea: in|gur¦gi|tate
Pronunciación: /ɪnˈɡəːdʒɪteɪt
 
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verbo

[with object] literary
Swallow (something) greedily: its empty holds are ingurgitating a vast, continuous rush of murky brown seawater
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Even the most individual act of ingurgitating food into one's body is inherently collective.
  • Some smoke grass, a few get stoned, most ingurgitate large quantities of beer, and all use constantly a pathetically tiny vocabulary of dirty words.
  • When a frog swallows a fly, it also ingurgitates an army of microbes, which have to be eliminated or, at least, whose growth rate has to be checked.

Origen

late 16th century: from Latin ingurgitat- 'poured in, drenched', from the verb ingurgitare, from in- 'into' + gurges, gurgit- 'whirlpool, gulf'.

Derivativos

ingurgitation

Pronunciación: /-ˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The two stunned bystanders are suddenly all ears as a strange new sound washes over the background ingurgitations of the cafe.
  • Also, if you have a spare moment this weekend between regular tryptophan ingurgitations and the Lions-Falcons game, you might check out this edifying article.
  • All through the summer, Johns, tired of making love, sought new sensations in old vintages, and he soon became renowned among his cup companions for his extraordinary capacity for ingurgitation.

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Pronunciación: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal