or binge·watch, binge watch
verb (used with object)
to watch (multiple videos, episodes of a TV show, etc.) in one sitting or over a short period of time: We binge-watched two seasons of the show in two days.
verb (used without object)
to engage in this activity.
Word Watch 2013: Binge-watch
In 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 …
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Origin of binge-watch
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Contemporary Examples of binge-watch
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