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gormandize

[ verb gawr-muhn-dahyz; noun gawr-muhn-deez ]
/ verb 藞g蓴r m蓹n藢da瑟z; noun 藢g蓴r m蓹n藞diz /
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verb (used with or without object), gor路mand路ized, gor路mand路iz路ing.
to eat greedily or ravenously.
noun
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Also especially British, gor路mand路ise .

Origin of gormandize

1540鈥50; <French gourmandise (noun), equivalent to Middle French gourmandgourmand + -ise noun suffix later taken as v. suffix -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM gormandize

gor路mand路iz路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gormandize

gormandize

gormandise


verb (藞伞蓴藧m蓹n藢da瑟z)
to eat (food) greedily and voraciously
noun (藞伞蓴藧m蓹n藢di藧z)
a less common variant of gourmandise

Derived forms of gormandize

gormandizer or gormandiser, noun
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