gormandize
[ gawr-muhn-dahyz ]
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Part of SpeechverbOrigin + Etymology
Late Middle English;; The verb dates to the mid-16th century. As a noun, it derives from the French gourmandise, from gourmand.
Synonyms
verb
binge overindulge overeat gluttonize
Antonyms
verb
diet fast abstain
Definition
verbto eat greedily or ravenously
Examples
verbA) Watching him gormandize the sandwich left the auditor with little appetite. B) You shouldn't gormandize your food like that, you won't even taste it.
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