gorge on (something)

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gorge on (something)

To eat something eagerly and usually to excess. A reflexive pronoun can be used between "gorge" and "on." I didn't mean to gorge myself on cake at the party—it was just so good! If the kids gorge on snacks now, they won't be hungry for dinner.
See also: gorge, on

gorge oneself on something

 and gorge oneself with something
to eat something to the point of fullness. Don't gorge yourself on the snacks. Dinner is in ten minutes. You have gorged yourself with cheese! No wonder you're not hungry. Claire gorged herself on the doughnuts that Fred bought.
See also: gorge, on

gorge on

v.
To eat enthusiastically and in great amounts: He gorged on pizza. She gorged herself on junk food.
See also: gorge, on
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But for Bridget Jones's Diary in 2001, she gorged herself on doughnuts to go from a size six to a size 14.
"She was never a cake monster or gorged herself on pie and chips but she did have weight to lose on her behind, waist and thighs," said her younger sister Sarah.