binge

noun
\ ˈbinj How to pronounce binge (audio) \

Definition of binge

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1a : a drunken revel : spree
b : 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 : a social gathering : party

binge

verb
binged; bingeing or binging

Definition of binge (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to go on a binge bingeing on beer and pretzels binged and purged during her teen years

Other Words from binge

Verb

binger \ ˈbin-​jər How to pronounce binge (audio) \ noun

Synonyms for binge

Synonyms: Noun

Synonyms: Verb

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Examples of binge in a Sentence

Noun weekend binges are a serious problem at many colleges and universities a shopping binge at the mall Verb a program designed to educate college students about the dangers of bingeing
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Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Every week, get the latest on the most impactful entertainment stories, including binge-worthy content and illuminating industry news. Andrew Oglesby, CNN, 31 Dec. 2021 Along with Columbo, Bosch was one of those binge-worthy shows that helped get us through lockdown last year. Ars Staff, Ars Technica, 31 Dec. 2021 MedCircle, with 1 million subscribers, is another binge-worthy channel for anyone who enjoys listening to mental health content during long trips. Christina Wyman, Wired, 24 Nov. 2021 Despite its recent rise as a binge-worthy series on Netflix, The Blacklist's more longstanding watchers can all tell you: The Blacklist is a marathon, not a sprint. Jodi Walker, EW.com, 29 Oct. 2021 Founder of Connect Consulting Group, helping leaders thrive in our VUCA world with neuroscience, behavior change & lean communications. Watched anything binge-worthy lately? Liz Guthridge, Forbes, 29 Oct. 2021 YouTube is no longer trying to create your favorite binge-worthy series, and instead is confident using a slightly different strategy that’s not reliant on Hollywood stars and multimillion-dollar productions. Adario Strange, Quartz, 28 Oct. 2021 The star's binge-worthy new Hulu show, Only Murders in the Building, is receiving rave reviews from audiences — and Gomez is also turning heads with her portrayal of the mysterious Mabel Mora. Melody Chiu, PEOPLE.com, 7 Sep. 2021 Peacock is a streaming service that offers hundreds of movies, binge-worthy TV shows, sports, news, and culture for free. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 30 Aug. 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Sign up now for a free 7-day trial and binge the first half of the show’s first season. Mike Rose, cleveland, 16 Jan. 2022 Apart from Iron Man and Thor, who binge-drink alcohol, the superheroes steer clear of heavy drinking. Galadriel Watson, Time, 10 Jan. 2022 In the mood to watch a movie or binge a TV series via a headset strapped to your face? Todd Spangler, Variety, 12 Oct. 2021 Management likely hopes that the popular show’s appearance will reduce churn and expand earnings as viewers binge the classic favorite. Q.ai - Make Genius Money Moves, Forbes, 7 Sep. 2021 Until then, force everyone within shouting distance to binge Seasons 1 through 4,000 of SportsCenter. Mike Carrie, The New Yorker, 21 July 2021 All those extra minutes to apply and remove leave me less time to read and binge TV. Ellyn Laub, sun-sentinel.com, 3 June 2021 Plus, there are way more episodes of Bluey to binge than WandaVision or Loki. Jacob Siegal, BGR, 4 Jan. 2022 Harlan Coben fans will be thrilled to learn that a new series adaptation is now available to binge on Netflix NFLX -1.6%. Sheena Scott, Forbes, 1 Jan. 2022

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First Known Use of binge

Noun

1854, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Verb

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for binge

Noun and Verb

English dialect binge (to drink heavily)

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Last Updated

19 Jan 2022

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“Binge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/binge. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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binge

noun

English Language Learners Definition of binge

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

binge

verb

English Language Learners Definition of binge (Entry 2 of 2)

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

binge

noun
\ ˈbinj \

Kids Definition of binge

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

binge

verb
bingeing or binging;; binged

Kids Definition of binge (Entry 2 of 2)

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

binge

noun
\ ˈbinj \

Medical Definition of binge

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

binge

intransitive verb
binged; bingeing or binging

Medical Definition of binge (Entry 2 of 2)

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

Other Words from binge

binger \ -​ər How to pronounce binge (audio) \ noun

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