[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 gormandizers
I have already hinted to you what gormandizers some of the comrades of King Ulysses were.
Most stragglers were real sufferers, but many of them were ingenious liars, energetic foragers, plunder hunters and gormandizers.
"You well know what gormandizers they were," replied Quicksilver; and, rogue that he was, he could not help laughing at the joke.Half a Hundred Hero Tales
The enchantress was far too cunning to let Ulysses see the mischief which her magic arts had since brought upon the gormandizers.
"You well know what gormandizers they were," replied Quicksilver; and rogue that he was, he could not help laughing at the joke.
- to eat (food) greedily and voraciously
- a less common variant of gourmandise
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Word Origin and History for gormandizers
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