eating
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈiːtɪŋ/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈitɪŋ/, [ˈiɾɪŋ]
Verb
  1. present participle of eat#English|eat
Adjective

eating (not comparable)

  1. Bred to be eaten.
    eating chickens; eating quails
  2. Suitable to be eaten without being cooked.
    Wait! That's not an eating apple.
Noun

eating

  1. The act of ingesting food.
  2. (informal, dialectal) Food; cooking, cuisine.
    I remember when we visited Aunt Martha's house, we had some really good eating!
  3. The act of corroding or consuming some substance.
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