binge vs engorge what difference

what is difference between binge and engorge

English

Etymology

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).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɪndʒ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪndʒ

Noun

binge (plural binges)

  1. A short period of excessive consumption, especially of food, alcohol, narcotics, etc.
  2. (by extension) A short period of an activity done in excess, such as watching a television show.

Synonyms

  • (period of excessive consumption, especially of alcohol): bender, jag, spree, toot, debauch

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

binge (third-person singular simple present binges, present participle binging or bingeing, simple past and past participle binged)

  1. To engage in a short period of excessive consumption, especially of excessive alcohol consumption.

Derived terms

  • binge and purge

Translations

References

  • Wright, Joseph (1898) The English Dialect Dictionary[1], volume 1, Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 269

See also

  • binge on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • Bengi, begin, being, beïng

Swedish

Noun

binge c

  1. (partitioned off) storage area, container
  2. (slang) bed
  3. pile (of goods, usually grains)

Declension


English

Etymology

From French engorger, from Old French engorgier

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪnˈɡɔːdʒ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(r)dʒ

Verb

engorge (third-person singular simple present engorges, present participle engorging, simple past and past participle engorged)

  1. (transitive) To devour something greedily, gorge, glut.
  2. (intransitive) To feed ravenously.
  3. (pathology) To fill excessively with a body liquid, especially blood.

Related terms

  • disgorge

Translations

Anagrams

  • Goergen, reggeon

French

Verb

engorge

  1. first-person singular present indicative of engorger
  2. third-person singular present indicative of engorger
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of engorger
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of engorger
  5. second-person singular imperative of engorger

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