Simple Definition of engulf
: to flow over and cover (someone or something)
Examples of engulf in a sentence
The valley was engulfed in a thick fog.
<high waves from the hurricane engulfed large areas of the coastal community>
First Known Use of engulf
ENGULF Defined for Kids
Definition of engulf for Students
1 : to flow over and cover or surround <The town was engulfed by the flood.>
2 : to be overwhelmed by <He was engulfed by fear.>
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