any of various disorders, as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, characterized by severe disturbances in eating habits.
eating disorder n.
A potentially life-threatening neurotic condition, such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, usually seen in young women.
Any of several patterns of severely disturbed eating behavior, especially anorexia nervosa and bulimia, seen mainly in female teenagers and young women.
- Eating epilepsy
eating epilepsy eat·ing epilepsy (ē’tĭng) n. A form of complex precipated epilepsy in which seizures are provoked by eating a meal.
- Eating your own dogfood
eating one’s own dogfood
- Eat like a horse
verb phrase to eat a lot Examples He is skinny, but eats like a horse. Usage Note idiom verb phrase To eat ravenously: used to eat like a horse
[eet-n] /ˈit n/ noun 1. Theophilus, 1590–1658, English colonist and colonial administrator in America. 2. a male given name.