comfort food
noun Date: 1977 food prepared in a traditional style having a usually nostalgic or sentimental appeal

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  • comfort food — n. Informal any food eaten not only for its pleasing taste but also for a sense of contentment, nostalgia, etc. that it provides * * * …   Universalium

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  • comfort food — comfort ,food noun count food that you enjoy very much and often eat when you are feeling sad …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • comfort food — n. Informal any food eaten not only for its pleasing taste but also for a sense of contentment, nostalgia, etc. that it provides …   English World dictionary

  • Comfort food — For the Noah Ashenhurst novel, see Comfort Food (novel). Chicken soup is a common classic comfort food that might be found across cultures, and is widely regarded as a folk remedy for colds and flus. Comfort food is food prepared traditionally… …   Wikipedia

  • comfort food — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms comfort food : singular comfort food plural comfort foods food that you enjoy very much and often eat when you are feeling sad …   English dictionary

  • comfort food — noun food that is simply prepared and gives a sense of wellbeing; typically food with a high sugar or carbohydrate content that is associated with childhood or with home cooking • Hypernyms: ↑food, ↑nutrient * * * noun, pl ⋯ foods : food that is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • comfort food — noun a) Certain foods that people associate with their formative years, or with “home”; frequently simple home cooked style food, and often the staple of diners and other informal restaurants. After the relationship ended she would make herself… …   Wiktionary

  • comfort food — N UNCOUNT If you call something comfort food, you mean it is enjoyable to eat and makes you feel happier, although it may not be very good for your health. For me, spaghetti bolognese is the ultimate comfort food …   English dictionary

  • Comfort food — Aliment réconfort Les aliments réconfort sont souvent gras et/ou sucrés. Un aliment réconfort aussi appelé aliment réconfortant ou aliment doudou[1] (comfort food, en anglais) est un aliment familier qui suscite un sentiment de réconfort et d …   Wikipédia en Français

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