gourmandize

[ goor-muhn-dahyz ]
/ ˈgʊər mənˌdaɪz /

verb (used without object), gour·man·dized, gour·man·diz·ing.

to enjoy fine food and drink, especially often and in lavish quantity.

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Origin of gourmandize

First recorded in 1540–50; gourmand + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM gourmandize

gour·man·diz·er, noun

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  • If gourmandize be the favorite failing in these parts, there is surely some excuse for the sinners.

    Border and Bastille|George A. Lawrence