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English Vocabulary about Eating Food with Flashcards

Published on April 29th, 2019 | Last updated on September 3rd, 2020 by | Category: English Vocabulary in Context | 34 Comments on English Vocabulary about Eating Food with Flashcards | 225 Views | Reading Time: 3 minutes

English Vocabulary about Eating Food

English Vocabulary about Eating Food

Abstemious (adj)

The dietitian advised me to become more abstemious about my meals.


Anorexia (noun)

Anorexia is a mental ailment that subjects the sick person to enduring starvation.

The nutritionist prescribed some special medications for his chronic anorexia.


Devour (verb)
swallow, gulp down, raven, gobble

Devour means to eat something eagerly, but it can be used in situations where there is a great keenness to do an activity. It also refers to situations where someone is filled with a strong feeling.

He devoured half of his burger in one bite.
Jack is devouring the magazine which he bought yesterday.
Don’t devour food because it harms your digestions in the stomach.

Smith reminded John about his diet while he was devouring a delicious dish.
We were devoured by reminiscent halcyon days that the news broadcast warned about a new coming inflation.


Gluttonous (adj)

Obesity is the least concomitant of being gluttonous.


Have eyes bigger than one’s stomach (idiom)

My friends had eyes bigger than their stomachs last night at the party.
People usually have eyes bigger than their stomachs in self-service restaurants.


Herbivore (noun)

Herbivorous animals seem less dangerous to human beings. The only threat can be raised by approaching the massive ones.


Omnivorous (adj)

Omnivorous means to be both herbivorous and carnivorous simultaneously. Therefore omnivorous creatures can supply their sustenance through flesh and plants.

Humans are omnivorous due to their intrinsic nature.


Ravenous (adj)

I feel ravenously hungry in the holy month of Ramadan from dawn to dusk.


Vegan (noun)

There is an ongoing fad for becoming vegans in developed countries.


Voracious (adj)

Voracious means to have an endless appetite and desire for eating food.

After being a long time away from home, she was voracious toward domestic dishes.

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34 comments on “English Vocabulary about Eating Food with Flashcards”

    • My friends had eyes bigger than their stomach last night at the party.
      People usually have eyes bigger than their stomach in self-service restaurants.

    • “Devour”- (Verb)
      Swallow,gulp,raven,gobble
      He devoured half of his berger in one bite.
      Rahul devours the cricket megazine which he bought.
      Don’t devour food because it harms our digestions in stomach.

      • * Use commas between the words: Swallow,gulp,raven,gobble
        * burger
        * Rahul is devouring (present continuous)
        * magazine
        * … it harms your digestion in the stomach

    • “Devour” means eat something eagerly, but it can be used in situation that there is a great keen on doing an activity. It also refers to situation where someone is filled by a strong feeling.
      Smith reminded john about his diet while he was devouring a delicious dish.
      We were devoured by reminiscing halcyon days that the news broadcast warned about a new coming inflation.

      • * “Devour” means to eat / eating
        * used in situation that there is :arrow: in a situation where there is
        * there is a great keenness to do …
        * it refers to a situation where (You do not seem to pay enough attention to my previous corrections on pluralization. This way, you cannot improve your English fast enough.) Try not to make repeated mistakes.
        * John
        * He was devoured by

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