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Meaning of ENGORGE

Pronunciation:  en'gorj

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
 

ENGORGE is a 7 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: binge, englut, glut, gorge, gormandise, gormandize, gourmandize, ingurgitate, overeat, overgorge, overindulge, pig out, satiate, scarf out, stuff
 
 Antonyms: munch, nibble
 
 See Also: cram, eat, fill, fill up, jam

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \En*gorge"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Engorged}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Engorging}.] [Pref. en- + gorge: cf. F. engorger to
    obstruct, cram.]
    1. To gorge; to glut. --Mir. for Mag.
    
    2. To swallow with greediness or in large quantities; to
       devour. --Spenser.
    
    
  2. \En*gorge"\, v. i.
    To feed with eagerness or voracity; to stuff one's self with
    food. --Beaumont.
    
    
 
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