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gormandize

[v. gawr-muh n-dahyz; n. gawr-muh n-deez] /v. ˈgɔr mənˌdaɪz; n. ˌgɔr mənˈdiz/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), gormandized, gormandizing.
1.
to eat greedily or ravenously.
noun
2.
Also, especially British, gormandise.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; < French gourmandise (noun), equivalent to Middle French gourmand gourmand + -ise noun suffix later taken as v. suffix -ize
Related forms
gormandizer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gormandizing

gormandize

verb (ˈɡɔːmənˌdaɪz)
1.
to eat (food) greedily and voraciously
noun (ˈɡɔːmənˌdiːz)
2.
a less common variant of gourmandise
Derived Forms
gormandizer, gormandiser, noun
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Word Origin and History for gormandizing

gormandize

v.

1540s, from gourmand + -ize.

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