gormandize


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gor·mand·ize

 (gôr′mən-dīz′)
v. gor·mand·ized, gor·mand·iz·ing, gor·mand·iz·es
v.intr.
To eat gluttonously; gorge.
v.tr.
To devour (food) gluttonously.

[From gourmandise, gluttony (obsolete).]

gor′mand·iz′er n.

gormandize

or

gormandise

vb
to eat (food) greedily and voraciously
n
a less common variant of gourmandise
ˈgormandˌizer, ˈgormandˌiser n

gor•mand•ize

(ˈgɔr mənˌdaɪz)

v.i., v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to eat greedily or ravenously.
[1540–50; < French gourmandise (n.) < Middle French gourmand gourmand]
gor′mand•iz`er, n.

gormandize


Past participle: gormandized
Gerund: gormandizing

Imperative
gormandize
gormandize
Present
I gormandize
you gormandize
he/she/it gormandizes
we gormandize
you gormandize
they gormandize
Preterite
I gormandized
you gormandized
he/she/it gormandized
we gormandized
you gormandized
they gormandized
Present Continuous
I am gormandizing
you are gormandizing
he/she/it is gormandizing
we are gormandizing
you are gormandizing
they are gormandizing
Present Perfect
I have gormandized
you have gormandized
he/she/it has gormandized
we have gormandized
you have gormandized
they have gormandized
Past Continuous
I was gormandizing
you were gormandizing
he/she/it was gormandizing
we were gormandizing
you were gormandizing
they were gormandizing
Past Perfect
I had gormandized
you had gormandized
he/she/it had gormandized
we had gormandized
you had gormandized
they had gormandized
Future
I will gormandize
you will gormandize
he/she/it will gormandize
we will gormandize
you will gormandize
they will gormandize
Future Perfect
I will have gormandized
you will have gormandized
he/she/it will have gormandized
we will have gormandized
you will have gormandized
they will have gormandized
Future Continuous
I will be gormandizing
you will be gormandizing
he/she/it will be gormandizing
we will be gormandizing
you will be gormandizing
they will be gormandizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gormandizing
you have been gormandizing
he/she/it has been gormandizing
we have been gormandizing
you have been gormandizing
they have been gormandizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gormandizing
you will have been gormandizing
he/she/it will have been gormandizing
we will have been gormandizing
you will have been gormandizing
they will have been gormandizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gormandizing
you had been gormandizing
he/she/it had been gormandizing
we had been gormandizing
you had been gormandizing
they had been gormandizing
Conditional
I would gormandize
you would gormandize
he/she/it would gormandize
we would gormandize
you would gormandize
they would gormandize
Past Conditional
I would have gormandized
you would have gormandized
he/she/it would have gormandized
we would have gormandized
you would have gormandized
they would have gormandized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.gormandize - overeat or eat immodestlygormandize - 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"
Translations

gormandize

[ˈgɔːməndaɪz] VI (frm) → glotonear
References in classic literature ?
Charley swallows a great gulp of tea in token of submission and so disperses the Druidical ruins that Miss Smallweed charges her not to gormandize, which "in you girls," she observes, is disgusting.
Growth studies as the one in the extant context are related to the systemic growth paths with full employment of resources (black holes need to gormandize something be it matter in the form of asteroids or something else) that are available in question.
Papist" fasts "contain nothing but superstition, being tied to this or that day, or to fixed seasons, as if during the rest of the time they [the faithful] were at liberty to gormandize.