Definition of regurgitation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌɡɜːdʒɪˈteɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɡɜːrdʒɪˈteɪʃn//
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  1. 1[uncountable] (formal) the act of bringing food that has been swallowed back up into the mouth again If regurgitation becomes severe, surgery might be required.
  2. 2[singular, uncountable] (disapproving) the act of repeating something without really thinking about it or understanding it The book was described as a regurgitation of old ideas.