Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

To eat a lot or too much

feast on

to eat a lot of a particular food with enjoyment



to eat and drink a lot on a special occasion



to do too much of something you enjoy, especially eating



to eat more food than your body needs



to eat, drink, read, watch etc too much of anything

go through

to use, spend, or eat all of something, especially quickly



to eat or drink so much of something that you cannot eat or drink any more



to do, eat, or take too much of something

put away

to eat or drink a lot of something

pack away

to eat a large quantity of food

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

BuzzWord Article

Word of the Day

profit margin

the difference between how much money you get when you sell something and how much it costs you...

Open Dictionary

dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

add a word


A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog