English

Definition of regale verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

regale

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//rɪˈɡeɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈɡeɪl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they regale
BrE BrE//rɪˈɡeɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈɡeɪl//
 
he / she / it regales
BrE BrE//rɪˈɡeɪlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈɡeɪlz//
 
past simple regaled
BrE BrE//rɪˈɡeɪld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈɡeɪld//
 
past participle regaled
BrE BrE//rɪˈɡeɪld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈɡeɪld//
 
-ing form regaling
BrE BrE//rɪˈɡeɪlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈɡeɪlɪŋ//
 
 
jump to other results
Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from French régaler, from re- (expressing intensive force) + Old French gale ‘pleasure’. Phrasal Verbsregale somebody with something
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: regale

Other results

All matches
Phrasal verbs