eating

Definitions of eating
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n the act of consuming food

Synonyms:
feeding
Types:
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mycophagy
the practice of eating fungi (especially mushrooms collected in the wild)
bite, chomp
the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
browse, browsing
the act of feeding by continual nibbling
coprophagia, coprophagy
eating feces; in human a symptom of some kinds of insanity
dining
the act of eating dinner
engorgement
eating ravenously or voraciously to satiation
banqueting, feasting
eating an elaborate meal (often accompanied by entertainment)
graze, grazing
the act of grazing
lunching
the act of eating lunch
repletion, surfeit
eating until excessively full
supping
ingestion of liquid food with a spoon or by drinking
degustation, relishing, savoring, savouring, tasting
taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality
necrophagia, necrophagy
feeding on corpses or carrion
omophagia
the eating of raw food
scatophagy
the eating of excrement or other filth
munch
a large bite
Dutch treat
a dinner where each person pays for his own
nibble
gentle biting
nip, pinch
a small sharp bite or snip
Type of:
consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake
the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

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