binge

A binge is a brief period of doing something excessively. You might celebrate your birthday by indulging in a banana cream pie binge if that's your very favorite dessert.

Binge rhymes with fringe. If you give in to your urges and really indulge yourself, you binge on something, whether it's candy, video games, or shopping. There's an implied sense in the word binge that you're doing too much of something that isn't very good for you in the first place. Binge is also a verb, as in people who binge on television, watching show after show.

DEFINITIONS OF: binge

1

v overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself

“The kids binged on ice cream”
Synonyms:
englut, engorge, glut, gorge, gormandise, gormandize, gourmandize, ingurgitate, overeat, overgorge, overindulge, pig out, satiate, scarf out, stuff
Type of:
eat
eat a meal; take a meal

n an occasion for excessive eating or drinking

Synonyms:
bout, bust, tear
Types:
piss-up
vulgar expression for a bout of heavy drinking
Type of:
revel, revelry
unrestrained merrymaking

n any act of immoderate indulgence

“an emotional binge
Synonyms:
orgy, splurge
Type of:
humoring, indulgence, indulging, pampering
the act of indulging or gratifying a desire
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