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v. gor·mand·ized, gor·mand·iz·ing, gor·mand·iz·es
To eat gluttonously; gorge.
To devour (food) gluttonously.
[From gourmandise, gluttony (obsolete).]
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to eat (food) greedily and voraciously
a less common variant of gourmandise
ˈgormandˌizer, ˈgormandˌiser n
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v.i., v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to eat greedily or ravenously.
[1540–50; < French gourmandise (n.) < Middle French gourmand gourmand]
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Past participle: gormandized
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|Verb||1.||gormandize - overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"|
binge, englut, engorge, glut, gorge, gormandise, gourmandize, ingurgitate, overeat, overgorge, overindulge, pig out, scarf out, satiate, stuff
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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