ˈbinj-ˌwäch How to pronounce binge-watch (audio)
binge-watched; binge-watching; binge-watches

transitive verb

: to watch many or all episodes of (a TV series) in rapid succession
Even those of us who have bundled TV and broadband-Internet subscriptions from telephone or cable companies increasingly use them to binge-watch Netflix shows like Orange Is the New Black on an iPad … rather than flip through 500 channels to find nothing on.Rana Foroohar

Examples of binge-watch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sometimes enjoyment takes mellow form, a night in binge-watching Scandal. Maya Singer, Vogue, 9 July 2024 Whether you’re curled up on the couch, reading your favorite book, or binge-watching your go-to series, this blanket is your essential companion. Claire Rutter, Rolling Stone, 4 July 2024 Start binge-watching your next documentary obsession with a Curiosity Stream Standard Plan lifetime subscription, now further price-dropped for our version of Prime Day to $159.97 ($399) through July 21. Stackcommerce Team (sponsored), PCMAG, 29 June 2024 My own personal binge-watching journey began in the early aughts, when my laptop and I would travel with a small binder of Simpsons DVDs. John Ortved, Vogue, 29 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for binge-watch 

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Word History

First Known Use

2003, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of binge-watch was in 2003

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Cite this Entry

“Binge-watch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition


: to watch many episodes of a program in rapid succession
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