Definition of Montezuma's revenge in English:

Montezuma's revenge

noun

informal
  • [mass noun] Diarrhoea suffered by travellers, especially visitors to Mexico.

    • ‘‘Americans don't have to be afraid of Montezuma's revenge from our kitchen,’ Dr. Rique says.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, the next few days produced the Middle Eastern equivalent of Montezuma's revenge.’
    • ‘‘Maybe we'll get lucky- and Matt will too for that matter- and they'll get a raging case of Montezuma's revenge and end up stuck in the hotel for the week,’ he joked.’
    • ‘Any casual guest would have thought we were all suffering from Montezuma's revenge after a spicy South American supper.’
    • ‘Many traveler's diseases are a nuisance like Montezuma's revenge, but some can be fatal, such as malaria, yellow fever, AIDS, and meningitis.’

Pronunciation

Montezuma's revenge

/mɒntɪˈzuːməz/