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 gorging
Gorging on House of Cards all at once is solitary and over all too soon.
You have taken to gnawing on dried pasta, the only thing left in your larder after days of gorging.So You Are Enduring a Temporarily Paralyzing Winter Storm|Kelly Williams Brown|February 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Reduce the chance of gorging on high-calorie snacks because you skipped a meal.6 Ways to Avoid ‘Sochi Gut’ While Watching the Olympics|Jenna A. Bell|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rather, eating fried chicken showed them getting above their station--gorging on luxury foods.
Instead of gorging on rumors, he would rather see reporters working hard to vet Romney and his positions.How the Drudge Report, With Its Condoleezza Rice ‘Scoop,’ Again Rules the Media|Lauren Ashburn|July 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
After gorging themselves with food, they rise up to play and to dance.Travels in North America, From Modern Writers|William Bingley
The victorious besieged were gorging from fingers crammed full.The Missourian|Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
I fancy I saw Silverdale gorging the elevators with the choicest wheat, he said.The Impostor|Harold Bindloss
Gorging himself to repletion with food and drink, he would make himself purposely sick, in order to begin again.The Brighton Road|Charles G. Harper
At intervals during the day Jean drank the strengthening broth, too "bush-wise" to sicken himself by gorging.The Whelps of the Wolf|George Marsh
- a narrow rear entrance to a work
- the narrow part of a bastion or outwork
verb Also: engorge
Word Origin for gorge
"eat greedily," c.1300, from Old French gorger, from gorge (see gorge (n.)). Related: Gorged; gorging.
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.