pig-out

pig-out

(pĭg′out′)
n. Slang
The act or an instance of voracious eating by a person or group.
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pig-out

n
informal a session of eating excessively
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pig′-out`



n.
Slang. an instance of overindulging in eating.
[1975–80]
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In past phases of pell-mell pig-outs, and of depression too, there have been uplifting testaments to those Zeits and Geists set forth in stone.
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