Binge



a period or bout, usually brief, of excessive indulgence, as in eating, drinking alcoholic beverages, etc.; spree.
to have a binge:
to binge on junk food.
Contemporary Examples

Binge Watching is Lame and Lonely Roland S. Martin February 18, 2014
How Dickens and Scrooge Saved Christmas Clive Irving December 21, 2014
If Heels Could Kill Renata Espinosa October 22, 2008
This Author Kills More Darlings Than George R.R. Martin David Levesley September 23, 2014
Thin By Friday The Daily Beast September 27, 2010

Historical Examples

Nor Iron Bars a Cage…. Gordon Randall Garrett
The Adventures of Sally P. G. Wodehouse
The Little Warrior P. G. Wodehouse
Right Ho, Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
Problem on Balak Roger D. Aycock

noun (informal)
a bout of excessive eating or drinking
excessive indulgence in anything: a shopping binge
verb (intransitive) binges, bingeing, binging, binged
to indulge in a binge (esp of eating or drinking)
n.
see: go on , def. 9.

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