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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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Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity's extensive, innovative choices for gourmandizing include the ultra-luxury cruise line's coveted cheese and wine cellars, overseen by on-board, certified cheese and wine sommeliers (Court of Master Sommeliers-certified); all-inclusive, chef-like cocktails served by certified mixologists; and gourmet dining options at every meal, whether in the Crystal Dining Room, at afternoon tea, or in specialty restaurants like Nobu Matsuhisa's Silk Road and the Sushi Bar.
I imagined myself, some ancient Neronian diner, gourmandizing on a delicately flavoured lark's tongue, or a lightly killed dormouse on a stick.
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.
ARJuly 1996; or the stripped down industrial tobacco shed aesthetic embodied in the architecture of the St James Hotel, Bordeaux, rather at odds with the plentiful embonpoints of its gourmandizing clientele, AR August 1990).
Not that you need lost Yugoslavia for this: Christmas at home, when you think you have it "licked" in "triumphant management" of gifts, guests, anti gourmandizing, can turn just as perilous.