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Definition of gorge verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gorge

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ɡɔːdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡɔːrdʒ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gorge
BrE BrE//ɡɔːdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡɔːrdʒ//
 
he / she / it gorges
BrE BrE//ˈɡɔːdʒɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɔːrdʒɪz//
 
past simple gorged
BrE BrE//ɡɔːdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡɔːrdʒd//
 
past participle gorged
BrE BrE//ɡɔːdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡɔːrdʒd//
 
-ing form gorging
BrE BrE//ˈɡɔːdʒɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɔːrdʒɪŋ//
 
Hunger
 
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[transitive, intransitive] gorge (yourself) (on something) (sometimes disapproving) to eat a lot of something, until you are too full to eat any more See related entries: Hunger synonym stuff (4) Word Origin Middle English (as a verb): from Old French gorger, from gorge ‘throat’, based on Latin gurges ‘whirlpool’. The noun originally meant ‘throat’ and is from Old French gorge; the current noun sense dates from the mid 18th cent.
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