binge

[ binj ]
/ bɪndʒ /

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.

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Origin of binge

First recorded in 1850–55; dial. (Lincolnshire) binge to soak < ?

OTHER WORDS FROM binge

bing·er, noun

Definition for binging (2 of 2)

bing2
[ bing ]
/ bɪŋ /

verb (used without object) Obsolete.

to go.

Origin of bing

2
First recorded in 1560–70; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for binging (1 of 3)

bing
/ (bɪŋ) /

noun

dialect a heap or pile, esp of spoil from a mine

Word Origin for bing

C16: from Old Norse bingr heap

British Dictionary definitions for binging (2 of 3)

Bing
/ (bɪŋ) /

noun

a popular search engine on the internet

verb

to search for (something on the internet) using Bing

British Dictionary definitions for binging (3 of 3)

binge
/ (bɪndʒ) /

noun informal

a bout of excessive eating or drinking
excessive indulgence in anythinga shopping binge

verb binges, bingeing, binging or binged (intr)

to indulge in a binge (esp of eating or drinking)

Word Origin for binge

C19: probably Lincolnshire dialect binge to soak
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Idioms and Phrases with binging

binge

see go on, def. 9.

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