verb (used with object), gorged, gorg·ing.
verb (used without object), gorged, gorg·ing.
- gorenko, anna andreyevna,
- gorey, edward,
- gorgas, william crawford,
- gorge hook,
Origin of gorge1
Examples from the Web for gorge
The Gorge has always been a hotbed of radicalism and arms smuggling, but now it is fast becoming a shahid factory.
The Gorge Amphitheatre plays host to the 3-day festival Sasquatch on the west coast in Washington.
And in the late afternoon, be sure to take a short hike to see the sun begin to set in the gorge.Big-Sky West Texas: A Road Trip Through Hidden America|Condé Nast Traveler|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The town owes its unusual geography to the Rio Trejo, which eroded the gorge that the town is built in.The Spanish Fraggle Rock: Setenil de las Bodegas Is an Andalucian Town Built Under a Rock|Nina Strochlic|January 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All of which means banks and companies will be able to gorge on cheap short-term money for another year or two.Bernanke Lays Off the Gas Before Handing Yellen the Wheel|Daniel Gross|December 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They had a hope that the bear was still somewhere within the gorge; and that they might find him in some crevice or cave.Bruin|Mayne Reid
Along that gorge rode a motley throng—bearded men on half-wild horses, five hundred strong, bristling with weapons.The People of the Black Circle|Robert E. Howard
From the top of the gorge was an easy walk across fields to Moss Cottage.For the School Colours|Angela Brazil
The point was this—when any decent man read an account of the political prisons in Naples his gorge rose.Queen Victoria|Lytton Strachey
The gorge in which our party of thirty-two had entered ran within fifty feet to the left of us.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe
- a narrow rear entrance to a work
- the narrow part of a bastion or outwork
verb Also: engorge
Word Origin for gorge
mid-14c., "throat," from Old French gorge "throat, bosom," from Late Latin gurges "gullet, throat, jaws," of uncertain origin, probably related to Latin gurgulio "gullet, windpipe," from PIE *gwere- "to swallow." Transferred sense of "deep, narrow valley" was in Old French.
"eat greedily," c.1300, from Old French gorger, from gorge (see gorge (n.)). Related: Gorged; gorging.