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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Empalagada How you feel after having something too sweet Spanish food feeling
Sgriob The itchiness of the upper lip just before taking a sip of whisky Irish physical food
Schnapsdrossel A person that drinks a lot but rarely gets drunk German food habits
Culaccino The mark left on the table by a cold glass Italian physical food
chimak Chicken and beer Korean food
Wegbier A beer you're having on your way somewhere (i.e. a party) German friends event food
Bajativo A post-meal drink to help with digestion Tamil food
Zechpreller A person who leaves a restaurant without paying German adverse action food
Surströmmingspremier The first day of the year where it acceptable eat rotten herring. Swedish food event
Pålegg Anything that you can put in a sandwich Norwegian food
Umay Gettiing tired of a certain food Tagalog food
Mitonner Cooking with passion French food love beauty
Biritululo The act of comparing yams to settle a dispute Kiriwani food thinking
Dreikäsehoch A small child who is as tall as three wheels of cheese stacked upon one another German measurement food
Tinga Particles of food left between teeth Tagalog food physical
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
Frustfressen Excessive eating because of frustration German food adverse habits
Umami A category of taste in food (besides sweet, sour, salt, and bitter); savoriness Japanese food attribute
Palla To steal fruit off trees Swedish funny action food
Pisan Zapra The time needed to eat a banana Malay time measurement food
Angrillen Beginning the grilling season German food event
Engili (ఎంగిలి) Having contacted another's mouth directly or indirectly via hand or utensil that is not fit for consumption. Telugu adverse food
Pelinti To move hot food around in your mouth Buli food
Jhoota Food eaten by someone and left in the plate Hindi food

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