Definition of binge eating in English:

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binge eating


The consumption of large quantities of food in a short period of time, typically as part of an eating disorder.
Example sentences
  • The condition is characterised by the patient's inability to control the urge to indulge in binge eating.
  • Strict dieting may worsen binge eating in some people.
  • Bulimia, characterised by binge eating then purging, often by vomiting, is thought to affect up to 4% of Britons.

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Syllabification: binge eat·ing

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