/ binj/ inf.
a short period devoted to indulging in an activity, esp. drinking alcohol, to excess:
he went on a binge and was in no shape to drive [as adj.]
a spending binge.
indulge in an activity, esp. eating, to excess:
some dieters say they cannot help binging on chocolate [as n.] (binging)
her secret binging and vomiting.
, henge, revenge, Stonehenge
, change, counterchange, estrange, exchange, grange, interchange, Lagrange, mange, part-exchange, range, short-change, strange
, cringe, fringe, hinge, impinge, singe, springe, swinge, syringe, tinge, twinge, whinge
•challenge • orange • scavenge
•lozenge • blancmange
, expunge, grunge, gunge, lunge, plunge, scunge, sponge
XIX. prob. sl. use of dial. binge
. vb. soak (a wooden vessel).