Binge - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |bɪndʒ|  American pronunciation of the word binge
Brit.  |bɪn(d)ʒ|  British pronunciation of the word binge

noun

- any act of immoderate indulgence(syn: orgy, splurge)
- an occasion for excessive eating or drinking (syn: bout, bust, tear)

verb

- overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself(syn: englut, engorge, glut, gorge, gormandise, gormandize, gourmandize, ingurgitate, overeat, overgorge, overindulge, satiate, stuff)

Examples

...weekend binges are a serious problem at many colleges and universities...

...a shopping binge at the mall...

...a program designed to educate college students about the dangers of bingeing...

He'd been out on a binge and had a hangover.

She said that he had been on a drinking binge for several days.

We've had a spending binge that's been crazy. Now we have to pull in the belt.

He said he'd binged only once in the last two weeks.

Ken's gone on a binge with his mates.

Whenever she's depressed she binges on chocolates.

The kids binged on ice cream

...swinish frat boys for whom a night on the town invariably included binge drinking and strip club hopping...

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: binge
he/she/it: binges
present participle: binging
past tense: binged
past participle: binged
noun
singular: binge
plural: binges
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