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WORD ORIGIN

1854, "drinking bout," also (v.) "drink heavily, soak up alcohol;" dialectal use of binge "soak" (a wooden vessel). Noted originally as a Northampton dialect word. Sense extended c. World War I to include eating as well as drinking. Related: Binged; binging.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BINGEING

binge-purge syndrome

nouneating disorder
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