Definition of Gormandises

1. gormandise [v] - See also: gormandise



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gormandises

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

Literary usage of Gormandises

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1. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"How he gormandises, that jolly miller ! rasher after rasher, how they pass away frizzling and smoking from the gridiron down that immense grinning gulf of a ..."

2. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Said of a glutton who gormandises alone. Lucullus was a rich Korean soldier, noted for his magnificence and self- indulgence. Sometimes above £1700 was ..."

3. The Life of George Cruikshank by Blanchard Jerrold (1883)
"How he gormandises, that jolly miller I rasher after rasher,—how they pass away frizzling and smoking from the gridiron down that immense grinning gulf of a ..."

4. An Essay on the Genius of George Cruikshank: Reprinted Verbatim from "The by William Makepeace Thackeray, W. E. Church (1884)
"How he gormandises, that jolly miller! rasher after rasher, how they pass away frizzling and smoking from the gridiron down that immense grinning gulf of a ..."

5. The Life, Adventures, and Opinions of Col. George Hanger Written by Himself by George Coleraine, George Hanger, William Combe, John Debrett (1801)
"In the morning he goes to the Exchange, is occupied all the forenoon, and best part of the day, in making money; goes home to dinner, gormandises at table ..."

6. Change of Air; Or, The Diary of a Philosopher in Pursuit of Health and by James Johnson (1831)
"... express the eagerness of the action—he devours as much bread as would serve the household of an English family for a day; and while he thus gormandises, ..."

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