gormandize

gormandize

[v. gawr-muhn-dahyz; n. gawr-muhn-deez]
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), gormandized, gormandizing.
1.
to eat greedily or ravenously.
noun
Also, especially British, gormandise.


Origin:
1540–50; < French gourmandise (noun), equivalent to Middle French gourmand gourmand + -ise noun suffix later taken as v. suffix -ize

gormandizer, noun
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gormandize or gormandise
 
vb
1.  to eat (food) greedily and voraciously
 
n
2.  a less common variant of gourmandise
 
gormandise or gormandise (ˈɡɔːmənˌdiːz)
 
vb
 
n
 
'gormandizer or gormandise
 
n
 
'gormandiser or gormandise
 
n

gourmandise or gormandize (ˌɡʊəmənˈdiːz)
 
n
a love of and taste for good food
 
gormandize or gormandize
 
n

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