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binge-watch

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(also binge-view)

Definition of binge-watch in English:

verb

[with object] informal
Watch multiple episodes of (a television programme) in rapid succession, typically by means of DVDs or digital streaming: you can binge-watch the entire season with this set
More example sentences
  • The most likely to binge-watch the show were 18- to 34-year-old viewers.
  • It'd be nice if we could binge-watch the earlier seasons before the show runs out of gas.
  • People who binge-watch entire seasons of their favourite TV shows are more likely to exercise while watching.

Origin

1990s: on the pattern of binge-drink, binge-eat.

Derivatives

binge watcher

1
(also binge viewer) noun
Example sentences
  • The binge-viewers were out in force; data showed about 10% of viewers made it through all 15 episodes.
  • The gluttonous binge-viewer gets the full sense of the comedic crescendo to which these episodes build.
  • 51% of binge-watchers like to indulge with at least one other person.

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