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Etymology Edit

From Leicestershire 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).

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  • IPA(key): /bɪnd͡ʒ/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪndʒ

Noun Edit

binge (plural binges)

  1. A short period of excessive consumption, especially of food, alcohol, narcotics, etc.
  2. (by extension) A compressed period of an activity done in excess, such as watching a television show.

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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.
    I binged on ice cream.
    • 2017 January 12, Arwa Mahdawi, “Generation treat yo' self: the problem with 'self-care'”, in The Guardian[1]:
      It’s nice to think that our bubble baths and personal time might have a larger political purpose (“Um, Foucault! I’m not just bingeing Netflix – I’m engaging in Platonic political philosophy in order to better serve others!”), but more often than not, our acts of self-care are simply acts of privilege.

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binge c

  1. (partitioned off) storage area, container
  2. (slang) bed
  3. pile (of goods, usually grains)

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Declension of binge 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative binge bingen bingar bingarna
Genitive binges bingens bingars bingarnas