Synonyms of gorge in English:


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1‘here the river rushes through a gorge’

ravine, canyon, gully, pass, defile, couloir, deep narrow valley
chasm, abyss, gulf
British dialect chine, bunny
Northern English clough, gill, thrutch
Scottish cleuch, heugh
North American gulch, coulee, flume
arroyo, barranca, quebrada
Indian nullah, khud
South African sloot, kloof, donga
rare khor


1‘they gorged themselves on Cornish cream teas’

stuff, cram, fill
glut, satiate, sate, surfeit, overindulge, overfill, overeat
informal pig

2‘huge carrion birds gorged on the flesh’

eat greedily, eat hungrily, guzzle, gobble, bolt, gulp, gulp down, swallow hurriedly, devour, wolf, cram, binge-eat
informal tuck into, pack away, put away, demolish, polish off, scoff, scoff down, down, stuff, stuff down, murder, shovel down, stuff one's face, stuff one's face with, nosh
British informal gollop, shift
Northern Irish informal gorb
North American informal scarf, scarf down, scarf up, snarf, snarf down, snarf up, inhale
rare raven, gluttonize, gourmandize, ingurgitate