1. provide with choice or abundant food or drink; “Don’t worry about the expensive wine–I’m treating”; “She treated her houseguests with good food every night”
  1. entertain or amuse (someone) with talk he regaled her with a colorful account of that afternoon's meeting

lavishly supply (someone) with food or drink he was regaled with excellent home cooking


mid 17th century: from French régaler, from re- (expressing intensive force) + Old French gale ‘pleasure’



  1. the carol-singers were regaled with refreshment at most houses

Similar Words: supply lavishly entertain lavishly entertain sumptuously ply wine and dine fete feast cater for serve feed

  1. he regaled her with a colourful account of that afternoon's meeting

Similar Words: entertain amuse divert delight fascinate captivate beguile treat to