Gorge - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡɔːrdʒ|  American pronunciation of the word gorge
Brit.  |ɡɔːdʒ|  British pronunciation of the word gorge

noun

- a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)
- a narrow pass (especially one between mountains) (syn: defile)
- the passage between the pharynx and the stomach (syn: esophagus, gullet, oesophagus)

verb

- overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself (syn: binge, engorge, glut, gormandize, ingurgitate, overeat, overindulge, satiate, stuff)

Examples

We gorged on chips and cookies.

We gorged ourselves on chips and cookies.

Water rushed through the gorge.

a gorge lined with vertical cliffs

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: gorge
he/she/it: gorges
present participle: gorging
past tense: gorged
past participle: gorged
noun
singular: gorge
plural: gorges
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