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 ?
It was quite amusing, too, to see with what earnestness they disclaimed all cannibal propensities on their own part, while they denounced their enemies--the Typees--as inveterate gourmandizers of human flesh; but this is a peculiarity to which I shall hereafter have occasion to allude.
Then, in 1973, Hilly Kristal opened Country, Bluegrass and Blues (CBGB) and Other Music for Uplifting Gourmandizers (OMFUG) on the ground floor of the Palace Hotel flop at 315 Bowery, across from Bleecker.
In the middle of the decade, the gruff but agreeable Hilly Kristal opened CBGB, officially CBGB+OMFUG, hoping to live up to the initials - Country, Bluegrass, Blues & Other Music For Uplifting Gourmandizers.