Meaning of “overindulge” in the English Dictionary

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overindulgeverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˌəʊ.və.rɪnˈdʌldʒ/ us /ˌoʊ.vɚ.ɪnˈdʌldʒ/

to allow yourself or someone else to have too much of something enjoyable, especially food or drink:

I wish I hadn't overindulged so much (= had so much to eat and drink) last night.
It's not good for children to be overindulged (= always given what they want).
noun [ U ] uk /ˌəʊ.və.rɪnˈdʌl.dʒəns/ us /ˌoʊ.vɚ.ɪnˈdʌl.dʒəns/

For many Americans, Thanksgiving is a time of overindulgence (= eating and drinking too much).

(Definition of “overindulge” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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