Definition of Gorger

1. Noun. Someone who eats food rapidly and greedily.

Exact synonyms: Scoffer
Generic synonyms: Eater, Feeder
Derivative terms: Gorge



Definition of Gorger

1. Noun. One who gorges ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gorger

1. one that gorges [n -S] - See also: gorges

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gorger

gorehound
gorehounds
gores
gorfly
gorge
gorge-walking
gorge walking
gorged
gorgedly
gorgelet
gorgelets
gorgeous
gorgeously
gorgeousness
gorgeousnesses
gorger (current term)
gorgerin
gorgerins
gorgers
gorges
gorget
gorgeted
gorgets
gorgia
gorgias
gorging
gorgio
gorgios
gorgon
gorgonacea

Literary usage of Gorger

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1. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"GOR'GED, adj. >Ital. gorger, of Lat. GORGE, n. ». & v. л. i Fr. gorge, gorger ; the food swallowed : to swallow, or fill up the GoR'cET.ni ..."

2. Hill's French-English and English-French Vest-pocket Dictionary by Charles McClellan Stevens (1898)
"Gora;e, s. and va and n. gorge, f., gosier, m., (se)gorger, (se) soûler. Gospel, s. évangile, m. Gorgeous, adj. pompeux, somptueux. ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"From the poem, however, it would seem that the gorger was confined to elderly ladies. one of three sisters, Stheno, Euryale, and Medusa, whose heads were ..."

4. Boyer's French Dictionary: Comprising All the Improvements of the Latest by Abel Boyer (1849)
"gorger, gOr-aL,vato gorge, cram or stuff. gorger de ... gorger, vr to glut one's self, fill or stuff, or cram one's belly. ..."

5. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"gorger (popular), a gentleman, a well-dressed man. A gorger or gorgio—the two are often confounded—is the common gypsy word for one who is not a gypsy, ..."

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