Definition of Gormandise

1. Verb. Overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself. "The kids binged on ice cream"




Definition of Gormandise

1. [v -DISED, -DISING, -DISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gormandise

gorillagrams
gorillas
gorillian
gorily
goriness
gorinesses
goring
gorings
goris
gorli oil
gorm
gorma
gormand
gormander
gormanders
gormandise (current term)
gormandised
gormandises
gormandising
gormandism
gormandize
gormandized
gormandizer
gormandizers
gormandizes
gormandizing
gormands
gormanite
gormanites
gormed

Literary usage of Gormandise

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1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"In the Peri- plus of Hanno, near the end, some creatures are described • which the interpreters called Gorillas,' gormandise ; see Gourmand. Goree. ..."

2. Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages by Henry Neuman, Giuseppe Baretti (1851)
"2. Office and employment of a sacristan or sexton. 3. (Joe.) Stomach. Llenar la sacristía, To guzzle, to gormandise. SACRO, CRA, a. Holy, sacred. V Sagrado. ..."

3. Etymologicon Magnum, Or Universal Etymological Dictionary, on a New Plan by Walter Whiter (1800)
"(Fr.) To gormandise. ... —gormandise, is a compound of GM and MANGER; which latter term belongs to the name for the Mouth—Mund in die German language, ..."

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