what is difference between binge and engorge
From Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire dialect, binge (“to soak”), of unknown origin. Compare dialectal English beene and beam (“to cure leakage in a tub or barrel by soaking, thereby causing the wood to swell”).
- IPA(key): /bɪndʒ/
- Rhymes: -ɪndʒ
binge (plural binges)
- A short period of excessive consumption, especially of food, alcohol, narcotics, etc.
- (by extension) A short period of an activity done in excess, such as watching a television show.
- (period of excessive consumption, especially of alcohol): bender, jag, spree, toot, debauch
binge (third-person singular simple present binges, present participle binging or bingeing, simple past and past participle binged)
- To engage in a short period of excessive consumption, especially of excessive alcohol consumption.
- binge and purge
- Wright, Joseph (1898) The English Dialect Dictionary, volume 1, Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 269
- binge on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Bengi, begin, being, beïng
- (partitioned off) storage area, container
- (slang) bed
- pile (of goods, usually grains)
From French engorger, from Old French engorgier
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪnˈɡɔːdʒ/
- Rhymes: -ɔː(r)dʒ
engorge (third-person singular simple present engorges, present participle engorging, simple past and past participle engorged)
- (transitive) To devour something greedily, gorge, glut.
- (intransitive) To feed ravenously.
- (pathology) To fill excessively with a body liquid, especially blood.
- Goergen, reggeon
- first-person singular present indicative of engorger
- third-person singular present indicative of engorger
- first-person singular present subjunctive of engorger
- third-person singular present subjunctive of engorger
- second-person singular imperative of engorger