Definition of comfort food in English:

comfort food

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noun

[mass noun]
  • Food that provides consolation or a feeling of well-being, typically having a high sugar or carbohydrate content and associated with childhood or home cooking: [count noun]: single people tend to eat more comfort foods
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    • A bowl of shiny red apples suggests comfort food and good down-home cooking.
    • As the days get shorter and cooler we tend to lust after comfort food - cakes and biscuits made with fragrant spices that taste as good as they smell.
    • For today's lunch, I minced a bunch of kale in my food processor and added a tablespoon to my comfort food - tomato soup.

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