Definitions

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  • n. One who gorges

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as gorget, 1.
  • n. A gorget or wimple.
  • n. One who or that which gorges; specifically (nautical), a big haul or heavy deck of fish.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who eats food rapidly and greedily

Etymologies

gorge +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • My dad and his people, like generations before and after, were deeply distrustful of what they called the gorger '- you: the non-Romani.

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  • That was the type of person I always was: the obsessive gorger.

    Fallin’ Up

  • Shall we follow each others a steplonger, drowner of daggers, whiles our liege, tilyet a stranger in the frontyard of his happi-ness, is taking, (heal helper! one gob, one gap, one gulp and gorger of all!) his refreshment?

    Finnegans Wake

  • Ernest could never have consented to lot that lazy, overfed, useless encumbrance on a long-suffering commonwealth, that idle gorger of dainty meats and choice wines from the tithes of the tolling, suffering people, bear any part in what was after all the most solemn and serious contract of his whole lifetime.

    Philistia

  • He lacks the merciless pace of Jermain Defoe and the once masterly control and silky dribbling skills of Romário, the goal gorger dubbed Baixinho - shorty - in Brazil.

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

  • This how you did, moved by the prate of a friar, who must for certain have been some broth-swilling pasty-gorger, you yourself know; and most like he had a mind to put himself in the place whence he studied to expel others.

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

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