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noun [countable]     eater pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    someone who eats in a particular way

    a messy/noisy eater

    a healthy/big/hearty eater (=someone who eats a lot):

    He’s small, but he’s a healthy eater.

    a picky eater (=someone who does not like many foods):

    They have a four-year-old child who is a very picky eater.



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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