what is difference between binge and glut
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 Middle English glotien, from Old French gloter, glotir (compare French engloutir (“to devour”), glouton (“glutton”)), from Latin gluttiō, gluttīre (“I swallow”). Akin to Russian глотать (glotatʹ, “to swallow”).
- IPA(key): /ɡlʌt/
- Rhymes: -ʌt
glut (plural gluts)
- An excess, too much.
- Synonyms: excess, overabundance, plethora, slew, surfeit, surplus
- Antonyms: lack, shortage
- That which is swallowed.
- Something that fills up an opening.
- Synonym: clog
- A wooden wedge used in splitting blocks.
- (mining) A piece of wood used to fill up behind cribbing or tubbing.
- (bricklaying) A bat, or small piece of brick, used to fill out a course.
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- (architecture) An arched opening to the ashpit of a kiln.
- A block used for a fulcrum.
- The broad-nosed eel (Anguilla anguilla, syn. Anguilla latirostris), found in Europe, Asia, the West Indies, etc.
glut (third-person singular simple present gluts, present participle glutting, simple past and past participle glutted)
- (transitive) To fill to capacity; to satisfy all demand or requirement; to sate.
- (intransitive) To eat gluttonously or to satiety.
From Latin glūten.
- IPA(key): /ɡlut/
glut m inan
- (colloquial) goo (semi-solid substance)
- (colloquial) booger (mucus)
- Synonyms: gil, smark, śpik
- glut in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
- glut in Polish dictionaries at PWN
Borrowed from German Glut.
- IPA(key): /ɡlut/
glut (nominative plural gluts)