binged

binge

[binj]
noun
1.
a period or bout, usually brief, of excessive indulgence, as in eating, drinking alcoholic beverages, etc.; spree.
verb (used without object), binged, binging or bingeing.
2.
to have a binge: to binge on junk food.

Origin:
1850–55; dial. (Lincolnshire) binge to soak < ?

binger, noun


1. bender, blast, jag, tear, bust, toot; orgy.
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bing

2 [bing]
verb (used without object) Obsolete.
to go.

Origin:
1560–70; origin uncertain

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bing (bɪŋ)
 
n
dialect a heap or pile, esp of spoil from a mine
 
[C16: from Old Norse bingr heap]

binge (bɪndʒ)
 
n
1.  a bout of excessive eating or drinking
2.  excessive indulgence in anything: a shopping binge
 
vb , binges, bingeing, binging, binged
3.  to indulge in a binge (esp of eating or drinking)
 
[C19: probably Lincolnshire dialect binge to soak]

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binge
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.

bing
"heap or pile," 1510s, from O.N. bingr "heap." Also used from early 14c. as a word for bin, perhaps from notion of "place where things are piled."
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binge definition

[bɪndʒ]
  1. n.
    a drinking or drugging spree. : Larry is the type who likes a good binge every now and then.
  2. n.
    any spree of self-indulgence: emotional, gluttonous, etc. : About Thanksgiving time I start a monthlong eating binge.
  3. in.
    to drink heavily. : She binges about once a month and is stone-cold sober the rest of the time.
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binged definition

[ˈbɪndʒd]
  1. mod.
    alcohol intoxicated. : She sat there, binged out of her mind.
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