[ oh-ver-in-duhlj ]
/ ˌoʊ vər ɪnˈdʌldʒ /

verb (used with or without object), o·ver·in·dulged, o·ver·in·dulg·ing.

to indulge to excess: to overindulge one's fondness for candy.

Origin of overindulge

First recorded in 1735–45; over- + indulge

OTHER WORDS FROM overindulge

o·ver·in·dul·gence, nouno·ver·in·dul·gent, adjectiveo·ver·in·dul·gent·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for overindulgence

/ (ˌəʊvərɪnˈdʌldʒ) /


to indulge (in something, esp food or drink) immoderately; binge
(tr) to yield excessively to the wishes of; spoil

Derived forms of overindulge

overindulgence, nounoverindulgent, adjective
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