Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of binge.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of binge.

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Examples

  • I've went though Asimov and Heinlein binges at times, currently on a Heinlein binge right now, picking up used copies of his earlier stories (because I like some of the old cover art) and devouring them quickly.

    Have You Ever Binge-Read An Author?

  • My "binges" generally involved tiny quantities of a large range of foods.

    Lead Stories from AOL

  • In between his climb up the corporate ladder and his alcohol and drug binges, he tries to be a decent father, every once in a while, forgetting his dreams of wealth and power to pretend with his daughter in the back yard.

    A review for INK

  • Now, 3% is indeed something, but it's not a whole lot for most of a century of running deficits, including some real good binges.

    Supply-side Dissatisfaction, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • We currently recommend consumption is limited to between 0 - 21 units a week for men and 0 - 14 units a week for women provided the total amount is not taken in binges and that there are two to three alcohol free days a week.

    MPs call for two alcohol-free days each week and clearer guidelines on drinking

  • After World War II, large corporations went on acquisition binges and turned themselves into massive conglomerates.

    2009 December

  • Whether Stephen was on one of the binges that would blot his later career is not now apparent, but he soon straightened himself out.25

    George Washington’s First War

  • The timing of deaths even correlates with the timing of binges on a smaller scale: deaths from alcohol poisoning, accidents, violence, and cardiovascular diseases are all significantly higher during and right after the weekend in Moscow than on work days.

    The Return

  • BRUSSELS—European leaders are looking for ways to tighten budget discipline within the euro zone to convince financial markets—and the European Central Bank—that they have the rules in place to stop future Greece-style government borrowing binges and ease the region's debt crisis.

    Seeking a Shortcut to EU Treaty Change

  • NEW YORK—Market participants in Treasury bonds with the longest maturities are bracing for one of the biggest buying binges from the Federal Reserve, a move that will hand bond bulls generous returns but will aggravate the pain felt by pension funds and insurance companies.

    Fed Buying May Bring Pain for Pension Funds, Insurers

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