[ pig-out ]
/ ˈpɪgˌaʊt /
an instance of overindulging in eating; food binge.
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Origin of pig-out
First recorded in 1975–80; noun use of verb phrase pig out
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British Dictionary definitions for pig-out
(intr, adverb) slang to gorge oneself
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Idioms and Phrases with pig-out
Eat ravenously, gorge oneself, as in The kids pigged out on the candy they had collected on Halloween. [Slang; early 1970s]
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