adj. Compulsively and excessively watchable or consumable, particularly a TV show or food.
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The next interesting step I think is the binge-able documentary, where stories are watched in multi-part episodes adding up to five or six hours instead of as a single two-hour film," said Andrew Jarecki, the Oscar-nominated director of the well-regarded nonfiction feature "Capturing the Friedmans.
—Steven Zeitchik & Dawn C. Chmielewski, “Netflix enters Oscar race with move into original documentaries,” Los Angeles Times, November 05, 2013
Fast-forward another decade, and we're living in a golden age of binge-watching, as streaming video services like Netflix and Hulu Plus replace DVDs as the binger's medium of choice. If you get caught up in "Breaking Bad" (or any number of other bingeable shows), good luck extracting yourself.
—Ben Zimmer, “Keeping a Watch on 'Binge-Watching',” Word Routes, August 09, 2013
1998 (earliest)
hmm. that would work — and it can stay well, in my locker. i tend to find them bingeable, but if i know i'm in public, it should help.
—gustopher, “What does hunger feel like????,”, October 16, 1998
Everyone deserves treats as part of a balanced nutrition plan. The question is what treat? My rule is to absolutely avoid any food that you know will trigger overeating. I call these the "bingeables."
—Maria Rodale, “5 Secrets to a Joyous No-Weight-Gain Holiday,” Huffington Post, November 29, 2011