• (British) IPA: /daɪˈdʒɛstɪv/


  1. Of, relating to, or functioning in digestion.
  2. That causes or promotes digestion.
    • , Herman Melville, Omoo
      While the doctor and the natives were taking a digestive nap after dinner, I strolled forth to have a peep at the country which could produce so generous a meal.
Translations Translations Noun

digestive (plural digestives)

  1. A substance that aids digestion.
  2. (UK, Ireland) A digestive biscuit.
    I bought a packet of chocolate digestives.
    I made a mistake and bought plain digestives instead of chocolate ones.

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