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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Empalagada How you feel after having something too sweet Spanish food feeling
Umami A category of taste in food (besides sweet, sour, salt, and bitter); savoriness Japanese food attribute
Shemomechama (შემომეჭამა) To keep eating past the point of being full since the food tastes so good. Georgian food
Kuidare To eat yourself into backruptcy Japanese food funny
Sgriob The itchiness of the upper lip just before taking a sip of whisky Irish physical food
Culaccino The mark left on the table by a cold glass Italian physical food
piñcu (பிஞ்சு) Young, baby fruit Tamil food
Frustfressen Excessive eating because of frustration German food adverse habits
Schnapsdrossel A person that drinks a lot but rarely gets drunk German food habits
Kummerspeck Weight you gain because you're unhappy ("sorrow bacon") German food adverse habits
Pålegg Anything that you can put in a sandwich Norwegian food
Bajativo A post-meal drink to help with digestion Tamil food
Umay Gettiing tired of a certain food Tagalog food
Pisan Zapra The time needed to eat a banana Malay time measurement food
Fika Drinking coffee along with eating something sweet Swedish food society
Abbiocco The feeling of falling asleep after lunch or dinner Italian food feeling
Engili (ఎంగిలి) Having contacted another's mouth directly or indirectly via hand or utensil that is not fit for consumption. Telugu adverse food
Tretår A second refill or “threefill” of coffee Swedish measurement food
chimak Chicken and beer Korean food
sobremesa After-dinner conversation Spanish food friends
Palla To steal fruit off trees Swedish funny action food
Mitonner Cooking with passion French food love beauty
Wegbier A beer you're having on your way somewhere (i.e. a party) German friends event food
Zechpreller A person who leaves a restaurant without paying German adverse action food
Jhoota Food eaten by someone and left in the plate Hindi food

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