In layman's terms - eating disorder; when someone eats a lot then vomits in fear of gaining weight
Bulimia Definition & Meaning
Bulimia is an eating disorder in which a person eats a lot of food and then tries to get rid of it by vomiting or other methods in order to avoid weight gain.
Examples of Bulimia
- Someone who eats a large amount of food in a short period of time, such as an entire pizza, and then goes to the bathroom to make themselves vomit.
- A person who eats a lot of food,then feels guilty or ashamed, and exercises excessively to burn off the calories they gained.
- A person who eats normally in front of others but secretly eats a lot and throw up in private.
Bulimia Similar Words & Phrases (Synonyms)
- Eating disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Compulsive eating
- Food addiction
Bulimia Opposite Words & Phrases (Antonyms)
- Normal eating
- Healthy eating
- Balanced diet
- Satisfying meal