[verb gawr-muh n-dahyz; noun gawr-muh n-deez]
- to eat greedily or ravenously.
Also especially British, gor·mand·ise.
Origin of gormandize
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Examples from the Web for gormandize
And how I gormandize on hardtack baked in the first place for the Revolutioners, and kept over ever since.Si Klegg, Book 3 (of 6)
Indeed, very frequently when he did not get permission to gormandize, this naughty glutton helped himself without leave.Holiday House
Once a year, at the village club dinner, they gormandize to repletion.The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies
Their power to gormandize seems unlimited, and the number of insects they can swallow without protest is almost incredible.The Renewal of Life; How and When to Tell the Story to the Young
Margaret Warner Morley
And others enjoy themselves and gormandize themselves with our labor; and they hold us like dogs on chains, in ignorance.Mother
- to eat (food) greedily and voraciously
- a less common variant of gourmandise
Word Origin and History for gormandize
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