- The definition of a binge is a short period of time when you indulge in a particular behavior to the point of excess.
A two-day period spent drinking a lot of alcohol is an example of a drinking binge.
- To binge is defined as to overindulge in an activity or to do something to excess.
When you eat an entire bag of chips, this is an example of a time when you binge.
A woman binges on junk food and TV.
- a spree or bout of unrestrained imbibing or eating
- any completely unrestrained action: a shopping binge
Origin of bingeuncertain or unknown; perhaps ; from dialect, dialectal binge, to soak
intransitive verbbinged binged, bing·ing or binge·ing, bing·es
Origin of bingeFrom dialectal binge, to soak.
(third-person singular simple present binges, present participle binging or bingeing, simple past and past participle binged)
From Lincolnshire dialect, binge (“to soak”), of Unknown origin.