gormandise
chiefly British variant of gormandize

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  • gormandise — (Brit.) v. eat greedily; stuff oneself with food; gulp down food (also gormandize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gormandise — [c]/ˈgɔməndaɪz / (say gawmuhnduyz) verb (gormandised, gormandising) –verb (i) 1. to be gluttonous. –verb (t) 2. to eat (food) like a glutton. –noun 3. Rare the habits of a glutton. Also, gormandize. {French gourmandise gluttony} –gormandiser,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • gormandise — verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself She stuffed herself at the dinner The kids binged on ice cream • Syn: ↑gorge, ↑ingurgitate, ↑overindulge, ↑glut, ↑englut, ↑stuff, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gormandised — gormandise (Brit.) v. eat greedily; stuff oneself with food; gulp down food (also gormandize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gormandises — gormandise (Brit.) v. eat greedily; stuff oneself with food; gulp down food (also gormandize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gormandising — gormandise (Brit.) v. eat greedily; stuff oneself with food; gulp down food (also gormandize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gormandize — gormandizer, n. v. /gawr meuhn duyz /; n. /gawr meuhn deez /, v., gormandized, gormandizing, n. v.i., v.t. 1. to eat greedily or ravenously. n. 2. gourmandise1. Also, esp. Brit., gormandise. [1540 50; < F gourmandise (n.), equiv. to MF …   Universalium

  • gourmandise — [ gurmɑ̃diz ] n. f. • v. 1400; de gourmand 1 ♦ Défaut du gourmand. ⇒ gloutonnerie, voracité. ♢ Caractère d une personne gourmande. Être d une gourmandise extrême. Manger avec gourmandise. Je n ai plus faim, j en reprends par gourmandise. 2 ♦… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gormandize — (Amer.) gor·mand·ize || gÉ”rmÉ™ndaɪz / gɔːm v. eat greedily; stuff oneself with food; gulp down food (also gormandise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gormandized — gormandize (Amer.) gor·mand·ize || gÉ”rmÉ™ndaɪz / gɔːm v. eat greedily; stuff oneself with food; gulp down food (also gormandise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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