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From Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire dialect, binge (“to soak”), of unknown origin. Compare dialectal English beene and beam (“to cure leakage in a tub or barrel by soaking, thereby causing the wood to swell”).
binge (plural binges)
- A short period of excessive consumption, especially of food, alcohol, narcotics, etc.
- (by extension) A short period of an activity done in excess, such as watching a television show.
a short period of excessive consumption, especially of excessive alcohol consumption
rapid and excessive consumption
to engage in a short period of excessive consumption
|Declension of binge|