Ever since Netflix debuted Cards last year, the concept of binge viewing has skyrocketed.
A table creaking under the weight of a Christmas banquet, a classic celebration of binge eating and drinking.
The same way some people go to movies to escape, there are those who binge on boots.
1854, "drinking bout," also (v.) "drink heavily, soak up alcohol;" dialectal use of binge "soak" (a wooden vessel). Noted originally as a Northampton dialect word. Sense extended c. World War I to include eating as well as drinking. Related: Binged; binging.