- a period or bout, usually brief, of excessive indulgence, as in eating, drinking alcoholic beverages, etc.; spree.
- to have a binge: to binge on junk food.
Origin of binge
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- to go.
Origin of bing2
Related Words for bingingconsumption, dining, overindulgence, biting, gluttony, munching, snacking, binging, nibbling, surfeit, binge, feast, pig, overindulge, gorge, scarf, gluttonize, gourmandize, spread, celebrate
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Contemporary Examples of binging
The very freshmen currently binging on fraternity row could be delivering a seminar paper on Lady Macbeth—the onus is on teachers.Everyone Should Go to College
August 28, 2011
- dialect a heap or pile, esp of spoil from a mine
Word Origin for bing
- a popular search engine on the internet
- to search for (something on the internet) using Bing
- a bout of excessive eating or drinking
- excessive indulgence in anythinga shopping binge
- to indulge in a binge (esp of eating or drinking)
Word Origin for binge
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.
"heap or pile," 1510s, from Old Norse bingr "heap." Also used from early 14c. as a word for bin, perhaps from notion of "place where things are piled."
see go on, def. 9.