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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Black limousines disgorged movie stars.
▪ Chimneys in the valley were disgorging smoke into the air.
▪ The trustee was forced to disgorge the funds.
▪ After another ten minutes, he had seen each one open and disgorge its occupant.
▪ As Hyacinth walked, the long line of hotels, great and small, disgorged its residents on to an increasingly crowded pavement.
▪ Busloads of Stasis were disgorged into the crowd.
▪ By now the cross-country vehicle had disgorged its complement of heavyweight occupants, also dressed in identical blue suits.
▪ No great torrents of water, no spectacular waterfalls, no deafening roars of waters disgorging their immense might.
▪ On Saturday it was disgorging a torrent, trying to stay ahead of the runoff cascading from the oversaturated Sierra.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Disgorge \Dis*gorge"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disgorged; p. pr. & vb. n. Disgorging.] [F. d['e]gorger, earlier desgorger; pref. d['e]-, des- (L. dis-) + gorge. See Gorge.]

  1. To eject or discharge by the throat and mouth; to vomit; to pour forth or throw out with violence, as if from the mouth; to discharge violently or in great quantities from a confined place.

    This mountain when it rageth, . . . casteth forth huge stones, disgorgeth brimstone.

    They loudly laughed To see his heaving breast disgorge the briny draught.

  2. To give up unwillingly as what one has wrongfully seized and appropriated; to make restitution of; to surrender; as, he was compelled to disgorge his ill-gotten gains.


Disgorge \Dis*gorge"\, v. i. To vomit forth what anything contains; to discharge; to make restitution.

See where it flows, disgorging at seven mouths Into the sea.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

late 15c., from Old French desgorgier "to disgorge, pour out," from des- (see dis-) + gorge "throat" (see gorge). Related: Disgorged; disgorging; disgorgement.


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  1. v. cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table" [syn: spill, shed]

  2. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night" [syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up] [ant: keep down]

Disgorge (American band)

Disgorge is a death metal band from San Diego, California, formed in 1992.


Disgorge may refer to:

  • Disgorge (American band), an American death metal band
  • Disgorge (Mexican band), a Mexican goregrind band
  • Disgorgement (law), a legal remedy
  • Disgorger, a piece of fishing equipment
  • Disgorging (dégorgement), a technique in sparkling wine production

Usage examples of "disgorge".

Soon the drunken tides of summer will blow chunks over the multiplexes, disgorging a stew of unappetizing green sobber in which float wads of Travoltaesque blandness and other uncured slabs of American ham, enough video-game violence and wiseass dialog and CGI monsters to satisfy a billion morons.

A couple who had walked into the laneway stood staring as the van disgorged wires and lights and boxes.

Two shining Cadillac limousines drew up before the entrance to Moissan Airport in New Orleans, Louisiana, and disgorged four men who strode purposefully inside.

The frigate, the HMNZS Otago, hove to while the helicopter landed and disgorged its passengers.

You invited the true owners of the disgorged property to come forward and take it, warning them that the record showed who the owners truly were, after which the dais sank into the floor and you and your woman followed the cylinders into the gate.

There were two skycaps at the curb, putting tags on the suitcases of the two travelers the taxi had disgorged.

The tiniest deviation from any of these evolutionary shifts, and you might now be licking algae from cave walls or lolling walruslike on some stony shore or disgorging air through a blowhole in the top of your head before diving sixty feet for a mouthful of delicious sandworms.

The car hovered, connected with the trelliswork of the balcony and disgorged its passengers.

Coues saw the gulls to Buphogus--the sea-hen of the sealers-- pursue make them disgorge their food, while, on the other side, the gulls and the terns combined to drive away the sea-hen as soon as it came near to their abodes, especially at nesting-time.

The rusty steamer lay at the quayside and disgorged from its entrails bristling Anatolians with pock-marked faces, cannons and horses.

The courtyard was lined with blue transporter booths, disgorging more pedestrians with every passing instant.

The disgorging of decrypted Soviet cables forced the professors to revise that assessment.

The theatres and music halls were disgorging their second-house audiences, the gin palaces their inebriates, into the blurred glow from gaslights and the naked flicker of naphtha fog-flares.

The damage to the rail line north of Bristoe meant that the trains had to disgorge their passengers in the open country, and soon the line of parked locomotives and cars stretched for more than two miles.

He repeated his warning, and soon the cabin disgorged its occupants - an old woman, two young women and four children.