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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Pelinti To move hot food around in your mouth Buli food
Merienda It's something you eat between lunch and dinner (sandwich, fruit...). At 6pm or so. Kids never miss it. Spanish food event
Gemütlichkeit An atmosphere of belonging, relaxation, chilled music, great food and drink German music food life
Surströmmingspremier The first day of the year where it acceptable eat rotten herring. Swedish food event
Empalagada How you feel after having something too sweet Spanish food feeling
Empalagoso Too sweet. Adjective to say you ate something so sweet that you got sick of it. Spanish food adverse change
Engili (ఎంగిలి) Having contacted another's mouth directly or indirectly via hand or utensil that is not fit for consumption. Telugu adverse food
Shemomechama (შემომეჭამა) To keep eating past the point of being full since the food tastes so good. Georgian food
Sgriob The itchiness of the upper lip just before taking a sip of whisky Irish physical food
Fika Drinking coffee along with eating something sweet Swedish food society
Palla To steal fruit off trees Swedish funny action food
Vprikusku Drinking tea through pieces of sugar Russian food action
Mitonner Cooking with passion German food love beauty
Dreikäsehoch A small child who is as tall as three wheels of cheese stacked upon one another German measurement food
Zechpreller A person who leaves a restaurant without paying German adverse action food
Angrillen Beginning the grilling season German food event
sobremesa After-dinner conversation Spanish food friends
Kummerspeck Weight you gain because you're unhappy ("sorrow bacon") German food adverse habits
Schnapsdrossel A person that drinks a lot but rarely gets drunk German food habits
Aşermek The experience of craving certain foods while pregnant Turkish food
Şırış Mucus or the sweet sugary residue from fruits or other treats Nogay food
Culaccino The mark left on the table by a cold glass Italian physical food
Tinga Particles of food left between teeth Tagalog food physical
chimak Chicken and beer Korean food
Pålegg Anything that you can put in a sandwich Norwegian food

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