Slang. a ruthless attack on or exploitation of someone especially by the media.
a phenomenon in which aquatic predators, esp sharks, become so excited when eating that they attack each other
a period of intense excitement over or interest in a person or thing: the media erupt into a feeding frenzy
To eat (1930s+)
- Feeding tube
feeding tube n. A flexible tube that is inserted through the pharynx and into the esophagus and stomach and through which liquid food is passed.
- Feed-in tariff
noun 1. a payment above the market rate paid to a small-scale producer of renewable energy by a large energy provider
[feed-lot] /ˈfidˌlɒt/ noun 1. a plot of ground, often near a stockyard, where livestock are gathered to be fattened for market. 2. a commercial establishment that operates a feedlot. /ˈfiːdˌlɒt/ noun 1. an area or building where livestock are fattened rapidly for market
- Feed someone a line
1. Also, feed someone lines. Cue an actor with his or her next line (or lines), or tell someone what to say, as in Some contestants become tongue-tied, so someone has to feed them a line, or Eric still has trouble learning a part; he needs someone to feed him his lines. 2. Also, hand […]