gourmandize

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gour•man•dize

(ˈgʊər mənˌdaɪz)

v.i. -dized, -diz•ing.
to enjoy good food and drink, esp. in lavish quantity.
[1540–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.gourmandize - overeat or eat immodestlygourmandize - overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"
eat - eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"
References in classic literature ?
And after each figure was disposed of, it was as much as I could do to get a bite or a sup, before the next came; while he sat at his ease guessing nothing, and eating bacon and hot roll, in (if I may be allowed the expression) a gorging and gormandising manner.
We have been giving the greedy, gormandising Fat Man more than half the result of our hard labour', declared Worker contributor Spence.