verb (used with object)
to swallow greedily or in great quantity, as food.
to engulf; swallow up: The floodwaters ingurgitated trees and houses.
verb (used without object)
to drink or eat greedily; guzzle; swill.
Origin: 1560–70; Related forms
< Latin ingurgitātus
past participle of ingurgitāre
to fill, flood, drench with a stream of liquid, equivalent to in- in-2
(stem of gurges
) whirlpool, flood + -ātus -ate1