Sunday, August 22, 2010
Definitions for gormandize
- 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.
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.
Origin of gormandize
Gormandize evolves into a verb from the French verb gourmandise from the familiar gourmand.