SYNONYMS | EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN noun a period or bout, usually brief, of excessive indulgence, as in eating, drinking alcoholic beverages, etc.; spree. verb (used without object), binged, bing·ing or binge·ing. to have a binge: to binge on junk food. Origin of binge
First recorded in
1850–55; dial. (Lincolnshire) binge to soak < ? Related forms bing·er, noun
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C19: probably Lincolnshire dialect
binge to soak
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Word Origin and History for bingeing n.
1854, "drinking bout," also (v.) "drink heavily, soak up alcohol;" dialectal use of
binge "soak" (a wooden vessel). Noted originally as a Northampton dialect word. Sense extended c. World War I to include eating as well as drinking. Related: Binged; binging.
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