- A period of excessive indulgence in an activity, especially drinking alcohol or eating: he went on a binge and was in no shape to driveMore example sentences
drinking bout, debauchScottish • informal skiteNorth American • informal jag, tootNew Zealand • informal boozerooBritish • vulgar slang piss-upspree, unrestrained bout, orgy• informal splurge
- They can't do the student thing either - no all night drinking binges, no booze runs to France on the ferry, no freedom.
- We hypothesise that alcohol, particularly when drunk in binges, acts as a catalyst on acute ischaemic heart diseases, possibly by being synergetic to other triggering factors.
- Frey predicts that butterfly watchers in the rest of the country may be able to see more monarch drinking binges in hot spells and during mating periods.
verb (binges, bingeing or binging, binged)[no object] Back to top
- Indulge in an activity, especially eating, to excess: she binged on ice creamMore example sentences
- She always reverted back to binging in secret, because it was the only way she knew to cope.
- Clooney's character first talks to Barris when Barris is thrown out of a bar for fighting - after binging on booze for a week when the pilot wasn't picked up.
- Yet I still found myself trapped in that horrible cycle of starving yourself, binging, vomiting, weighing…
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- But the existence of café bars alone is no hurdle to bingers.
- There's a large all-you-can-eat breakfast bar with fresh fruit for the slimmers and jambon de Bayonne for the bingers.
- Why should the bingers be allowed to spoil things for everyone else?
mid 19th century: from English dialect binge 'to soak a wooden vessel'.