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BINGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does binge mean? 

BINGE (noun)
  The noun BINGE has 2 senses:

1. any act of immoderate indulgence
2. an occasion for excessive eating or drinking

  Familiarity information: BINGE used as a noun is rare.


BINGE (verb)
  The verb BINGE has 1 sense:

1. overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself

  Familiarity information: BINGE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BINGE (noun)


Sense 1binge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any act of immoderate indulgence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

orgy; binge; splurge

Context examples:

an orgy of shopping / an emotional binge / a splurge of spending

Hypernyms ("binge" is a kind of...):

humoring; indulgence; indulging; pampering (the act of indulging or gratifying a desire)


Sense 2binge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An occasion for excessive eating or drinking

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

binge; tear; bout; bust

Context example:

they went on a bust that lasted three days

Hypernyms ("binge" is a kind of...):

revel; revelry (unrestrained merrymaking)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "binge"):

piss-up (vulgar expression for a bout of heavy drinking)


BINGE (verb)


Sense 1binge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking

Synonyms:

ingurgitate; overeat; overgorge; overindulge; pig out; scarf out; gourmandize; gormandize; gormandise; gorge; glut; engorge; englut; binge; satiate; stuff

Context examples:

She stuffed herself at the dinner / The kids binged on icecream

Hypernyms (to "binge" is one way to...):

eat (eat a meal; take a meal)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


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