binge vs orgy what difference

what is difference between binge and orgy

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

Originally in plural from French orgies, from Latin orgia, from Ancient Greek ὄργια (órgia, secret rites, mysteries).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔː.dʒi/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(r)dʒi

Noun

orgy (plural orgies)

  1. Originally, secret rites or ceremonies, typically involving riotous and dissolute behaviour, including dancing, drunkenness and indiscriminate sexual activity, undertaken in honour of various pagan gods or goddesses (such as Attis, Bacchus, Ceres, Dionysus, Osiris, etc). [from 16th c.]
  2. A gathering of people to engage in group sex.
  3. Excessive indulgence in a specified activity.
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Derived terms

  • orgiast
  • orgiastic

Translations

See also

  • group sex

Anagrams

  • Győr, gory, gyro, gyro-, ogry

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