[ gawr-muhn-dahyz ]
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.
binge overindulge overeat gluttonize
diet fast abstain
verbto eat greedily or ravenously
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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