Gorge definition

gôrj
To eat gluttonously.
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To eat gluttonously.
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A deep, narrow valley with steep rocky sides, often with a stream flowing through it. Gorges are smaller and narrower than canyons and are often a part of a canyon.
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To fill the gorge of; glut.
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To swallow greedily.
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To eat gluttonously or devour greedily.
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The throat; the gullet.
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The throat or gullet.
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An instance of gluttonous eating.
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The contents of the stomach; something swallowed.
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The throat; the gullet.

The gory sight made my gorge rise.

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Food or a meal to fill or stuff the stomach.
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The contents of the stomach.
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A deep narrow passage with steep rocky sides; a ravine.
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That which is gorged or swallowed, especially by a hawk or other fowl.
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A filling or choking of a passage or channel by an obstruction.

An ice gorge in a river.

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(architecture) A concave moulding; a cavetto.

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(nautical) The groove of a pulley.
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(reflexive, often followed by on) To eat greedily and in large quantities.

They gorged themselves on chocolate and cake.

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To swallow, especially with greediness, or in large mouthfuls or quantities.
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To glut; to fill up to the throat; to satiate.
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(UK, slang) Gorgeous.

Oh, look at him: isn't he gorge?

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The crop of a hawk.
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The crop of a hawk.
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To gorge is defined as to consume or take too much of something, especially food.

An example of gorge is when you eat an entire pie and cake all by yourself.

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The definition of a gorge is the narrow valley in between steep hills or cliffs.

An example of a gorge is the Niagara Gorge.

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A mass that blocks up a passage.
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The maw or stomach of a voracious being or animal.
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A narrow entrance into the outwork of a fortification.
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An instance of gluttonous eating.
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The contents of the stomach; something swallowed.
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A mass obstructing a narrow passage.

A shipping lane blocked by an ice gorge.

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The seam on the front of a coat or jacket where the lapel and the collar are joined.
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To stuff with food; glut.

Gorged themselves with candy.

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To devour greedily.
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(archaic) The throat or gullet.
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The crop or stomach of a hawk.
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The entrance from the rear into a bastion or projecting section of a fortification.
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A deep, narrow pass between steep heights.
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A deep narrow passage with steep rocky sides; a ravine.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
gorge
Plural:
gorges

Origin of gorge

  • Middle English throat from Old French from Late Latin gurga perhaps from Latin gurges whirlpool, abyss

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin gurga.

    From Wiktionary

  • Shortened from gorgeous.

    From Wiktionary