Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 01/02/15 Gormandize

Gormandize (verb, noun)
gormandize [v. gawr-muh n-dahyz; n. gawr-muh n-deez]


verb (used without object), verb (used with object), gormandized, gormandizing.
1. to eat greedily or ravenously.

noun
2. gourmandise.

Also, especially British, gormandise.


Origin: 1540-50; < French gourmandise (noun), equivalent to Middle French gourmand gourmand + -ise noun suffix later taken as v. suffix -ize

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