English explanatory dictionary online >> binge


Results for: binge

binge

binge


binge  (bnj)
n.
1. A drunken spree or revel.
2.
a. A period of unrestrained, immoderate self-indulgence.
b. A period of excessive or uncontrolled indulgence in food or drink: an eating binge.
intr.v. binged, bing·ing or binge·ing, bing·es
1. To be immoderately self-indulgent and unrestrained: The story is like a fever dream that a disturbed and imaginative city-dweller might have after binging on comics (Lloyd Rose).
2. To engage in excessive or uncontrolled indulgence in food or drink.

[From dialectal binge, to soak.]

binger n.
Synonyms: binge, fling, jag2, orgy, spree
These nouns denote a period of uncontrolled self-indulgence: a gambling binge; had one last fling before beginning a new job; a crying jag; an eating orgy; a shopping spree.


binge  /bnd/  v. [I] binged, binging, binges to eat, drink, or do too much of s.t., esp. to consume alcohol or food, gamble, have sex: He binged and ate a whole chocolate cake by himself.
n. the act of binging, (syn.) a spree: She went on a shopping binge and bought 10 pairs of shoes. binge

Enter word: