Associations to the word «Gorge»

Wiktionary

GORGE, noun. A deep narrow passage with steep rocky sides; a ravine.
GORGE, noun. The throat or gullet.
GORGE, noun. That which is gorged or swallowed, especially by a hawk or other fowl.
GORGE, noun. A filling or choking of a passage or channel by an obstruction.
GORGE, noun. (architecture) A concave moulding; a cavetto.
GORGE, noun. (nautical) The groove of a pulley.
GORGE, noun. (fishing) A primitive device used instead of a hook, consisting of an object easy to swallow but difficult to eject or loosen, such as a piece of bone or stone pointed at each end and attached in the middle to a line.
GORGE, verb. (reflexive) (often followed by on) To eat greedily and in large quantities.
GORGE, verb. To swallow, especially with greediness, or in large mouthfuls or quantities.
GORGE, verb. To glut; to fill up to the throat; to satiate.
GORGE, adjective. (UK) (slang) Gorgeous.
GORGE CIRCLE, noun. (gearing) The outline of the smallest cross section of a hyperboloid of revolution.
GORGE FISHING, noun. (fishing) trolling with a dead bait on a double hook which the fish is given time to swallow, or gorge
GORGE HOOK, noun. (fishing) Two hooks separated by a piece of lead.
GORGE WALKING, noun. Alternative spelling of gorge-walking

Dictionary definition

GORGE, noun. A deep ravine (usually with a river running through it).
GORGE, noun. A narrow pass (especially one between mountains).
GORGE, noun. The passage between the pharynx and the stomach.
GORGE, verb. Overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream".

Wise words

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