She regaled her glory days as a beauty-pageant winter “50 pounds ago.”
Massa regaled listeners with an account of confronting Emanuel while soaping up in the House gym showers.
The Dalai Lama regaled the crowd with stories, not all pertinent to the subject at hand.
"entertain splendidly," 1650s, from French régaler "to entertain or feast," from Old French regale, rigale, from gale "merriment," from galer "make merry" (see gallant (adj.)). Influenced in Old French by se rigoler "amuse oneself, rejoice," of unknown origin. Italian regalo is from French. Related: Regaled; regaling.