Definition of 'gorge'

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It curbs the urges sufferers have as they swing between gorging on food and starving or vomiting. The Sun (2017)The owners knew that after a few days of gorging no one would be that keen anymore to nab some. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But continuous gorging on food triggers a decrease in free radicals. The Sun (2011)Passing through deep red gorges we see ripples in the sandstone. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The braying of donkeys echoes along the narrow gorge in the dawn. Aidan Hartley THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)It was a beautiful piece of land with a deep river gorge and wild animals. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We climbed up old logging and mining tracks on foot along steep gorges and clear mountain streams. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Everybody who truly loves food knows gorging on just one or two dishes in a good restaurant is a travesty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's a blissful journey through peaceful forest and incredible limestone gorges. The Sun (2012)He would gorge on Thai food after leaving his secret subterranean family to starve on meagre rations. The Sun (2008)As the rains crashed down, ferocious torrents swept along swollen rivers and through narrow gorges. Times, Sunday Times (2010)After four hours afloat, the gorge narrowed to some two hundred yards. Hyland, Paul Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)A deep gorge had sliced down through the valley floor and left a shelf hanging on either side. Marsden, Philip The Crossing-Place (1993)As we entered the narrow gorge, the air filled with the aromas of wild rosemary and thyme from the mountain scrub below. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A narrow gorge lay ahead yet the horse thrashed on in agony as if some raging monster tagged close behind her heels. Kathleen E. Woodiwiss THE WOLF AND THE DOVEWe cannot allow our young people to become malnourished, squandering their childhood and vitality hunched over computer consoles and gorging on junk food. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Wow factor: paddling down the river with gorge walls towering 1,000ft above your head. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Years ago a pastor attending Marble Retreat was trying to climb out of the deep gorge of despair. Christianity Today (2000)Why, when she is gorging on fast food and takeaways to the tune of 120 per week? The Sun (2014)It tumbles through steep gorges and follows a course through affluent Cheshire towns and countryside before its confluence with the Mersey. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The mountains are colossal, cut by the deepest gorges and drained by steep, rushing rivers in chaotic beds of boulders. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the food is so incredible in Goa I find myself gorging on the stuff. The Sun (2012)

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Translations for 'gorge'

British English: gorge NOUN
A gorge is a deep, narrow valley with very steep sides, usually where a river passes through mountains or an area of hard rock.
...the deep gorge between these hills.
British English: gorge VERB
If you gorge on something or gorge yourself on it, you eat lots of it in a very greedy way.
I could spend each day gorging on chocolate.


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