a usually brief period or bout of excessive alcohol consumption.
Word Watch 2013: Binge-watchIn terms of media consumption, 2013 has been an eventful year. Thanks to the ease of on-demand video streaming on sites like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Instant Video, film and video lovers have gravitated toward a few increasingly useful words to describe their novel viewing habits. One word on the rise this year is binge-watch. In our next update, Dictionary.com will define binge-watch as: “to …
The Issue With Casually Using The Word “Binge”When we enjoy things, it’s normal for us to indulge in them. There’s even a handy little word we pull out just for these instances of indulging in something we love: “binge.” But, is using this word making light of serious disorders?
- binet-simon scale,
- bing xin,
- bing, rudolf,
- binge eating,
- binge eating disorder,
- binge-purge syndrome,
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Examples from the Web for binge drinking
The crack-smoking, binge-drinking mayor of Toronto seems to think his drug use is purely a personal problem.
the practice of drinking excessive amounts of alcohol regularly
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