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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To delight or entertain; to feast. Also: To give unusual pleasure.

Usage examples (34)
  • The entertainers regaled the audience with melodious songs and lively dances.
  • An extra allowance of rum, and a little flour to make cakes and puddings, constitute a "regale;" and they forget all their toils and troubles in the song and dance.
  • The second day I had a turkey-hen brought to regale me.
  • Yes, I will regale you with ditties about all sorts of topics. for more
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