binge vs overeat what difference

what is difference between binge and overeat

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

Alternative forms

  • over-eat

Etymology

over- +‎ eat

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌoʊvɚˈit/
  • Rhymes: -iːt

Verb

overeat (third-person singular simple present overeats, present participle overeating, simple past overate, past participle overeaten)

  1. (intransitive) To eat too much. [from 16th c.]
  2. (reflexive, dated) To surfeit with eating. [from 17th c.]
    • 1828, JT Smith, Nollekens and His Times, Century Hutchinson 1986, p. 255:
      Mr. Nollekens, when he dined out of late years, always over-ate himself, particularly with the pastry and dessert.
    • 1896, The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art
      At breakfast they overate themselves with buttered toast, and “had eaten so much that they could not learn with any pleasure,” []

Translations

See also

  • pack on the pounds
  • obesity

Anagrams

  • overate, toreave

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