from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To devour greedily.
- transitive v. To gorge; glut.
- transitive v. To fill to excess, as with blood or other fluid.
- intransitive v. To feed ravenously.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To devour something greedily, gorge, glut.
- v. To feed ravenously.
- v. To fill excessively with a body liquid, especially blood.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To gorge; to glut.
- transitive v. To swallow with greediness or in large quantities; to devour.
- intransitive v. To feed with eagerness or voracity; to stuff one's self with food.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To swallow; devour; gorge; properly, to swallow with greediness or in large quantities.
- To fill to excess; gorge; specifically, in medicine, to fill to excess with blood; cause hyperemia in.
- To devour; feed with eagerness or voracity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
French engorger, from Old French engorgier : en-, in; see en-1 + gorge, throat; see gorge.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)