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binge

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noun \ˈbinj\

Definition of binge

  1. 1a :  a drunken revel :  spreeb :  an unrestrained and often excessive indulgence <a buying binge>c :  an act of excessive or compulsive consumption (as of food) <went on an eating binge> <binge drinking>

  2. 2 :  a social gathering :  party

Examples of binge in a sentence

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

  2. <a shopping binge at the mall>

Origin and Etymology of binge

English dialect binge (to drink heavily)


First Known Use: 1854


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binge

verb

Definition of binge

binged

;

bingeing

or

binging

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to go on a binge <bingeing on beer and pretzels> <binged and purged during her teen years>

binger

play \ˈbin-jər\ noun

Examples of binge in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of binge

1binge


First Known Use: 1881



BINGE Defined for English Language Learners

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binge

play
noun \ˈbinj\

Definition of binge for English Language Learners

  • : a short period of time when you do too much of something


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binge

verb

Definition of binge for English Language Learners

  • : to eat, drink, etc., too much in a short period of time : to go on a binge


BINGE Defined for Kids

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binge

noun \ˈbinj\

Definition of binge for Students

  1. :  an act of doing something (as eating) to excess in a short time


2

binge

verb

Definition of binge for Students

bingeing

or

binging;

binged

  1. :  to do something (as eat) to excess in a short time


Medical Dictionary

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binge

noun \ˈbinj\

Medical Definition of binge

  1. :  an act of excessive or compulsive consumption especially of food or alcoholic beverages


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binge

intransitive verb

Medical Definition of binge

binged

;

bingeing

or

binging

  1. :  to go on a binge <a self-destructive pattern of smoking, starving, and bingeing—Carol Tavris>

binger

\-ər\ noun


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