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Sunday, August 22, 2010

Definitions for gormandize

  1. To eat greedily or ravenously.

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Citations for gormandize
I have never in my life seen men gormandize to be compared with those men. And the curious thing was that as course followed course their appetite seemed to increase. Frank Harris, John F. Gallagher, My Life and Loves
Charley swallows a great gulp of tea in token of submission, and so disperses the Druidical ruins that Miss Smallweed charges her not to gormandize, which, "in you girls," she observes, is disgusting. Charles Dickens, Bleak house
Origin of gormandize
Gormandize evolves into a verb from the French verb gourmandise from the familiar gourmand.