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binge and purge

Definition of binge and purge

  1. :  to eat a lot of food and then force oneself to vomit so as not to gain weight <Her college roommate used to binge and purge.>



Word by Word Definitions

bingeplay
  1. :  a drunken revel :  spree

    :  an unrestrained and often excessive indulgence

    :  an act of excessive or compulsive consumption (as of food)

  1. :  to go on a binge

purgeplay
  1. :  to clear of guilt

    :  to free from moral or ceremonial defilement

    :  to cause evacuation from (as the bowels)

  1. :  something that purges

    :  purgative

    :  an act or instance of purging


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