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(ˈgʊər mənˌdaɪz)

v.i. -dized, -diz•ing.
to enjoy good food and drink, esp. in lavish quantity.
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"
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Thus, the production simultaneously brought to the fore the play's potent combination of gender politics, political manoeuvring and gourmandizing desires--all highlighted by the chosen historical and cultural setting--and its self-conscious negotiation with the theatrical conventions of the past.
The wife's stymied catharsis becomes the constipated bowels of a gourmandizing soldier.
Our second lord, the gourmandizing Mavramorn, likely gets his name, if from anywhere, from the Russian as 'dark morn.
Despite his protestations, he was not a Cyrenaic, and had very little pleasure-apart from gourmandizing, drinking fine wines, and guilt-ridden sex-in his exiguous life.
The new gourmandizing tourist was not deterred by the relationship between product and place but demanded the ever-ready availability of dishes irrespective of their seasonality.
I imagined myself, some ancient Neronian diner, gourmandizing on a delicately flavoured lark's tongue, or a lightly killed dormouse on a stick.
Fragment 26W similarly traces the inglorious decline of a gourmandizing and incessant eater, who passes from a luxurious dinner table to a meager dish of figs and coarse barley bread, dubbed "slave fodder.
There are eight references to the lapdogs, whereas the word "pheasant," "pheasants," or "pheasant's" appears nine times, in the form, variously, of eggs, young birds, sport for the Bertram men, and dinner for the gourmandizing Dr.