Engorge with - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
engorge on (redirected from engorge with)
engorge itself on (someone or something)
Of an insect or animal, to drink and fill itself with blood. Unfortunately, it looks like the tick had already engorged itself on your blood before we found it.
engorge (itself) on someone or something and engorge (itself) with something
[for an animal] to drink its fill of blood. The vampire bat engorged itself on a number of creatures last night. Mosquitoes engorge on human victims. The mosquitoes engorged themselves with my blood all night long.
References in periodicals archive
Gallagher's lips engorge with
potential to speak about anger and jouissance as well as abjection.
During the shaking display, the wattles engorge with
blood and triple in length.
The Femprox cream is a promising treatment under development designed to improve the blood flow to the genital area of females and restore the natural ability of the genital tissues to engorge with
blood and produce lubricating secretions during sexual stimulation, thus improving sexual arousal and pleasure.