informal Eat very little (or a lot): Dad had been eating like a bird before we came here
More example sentences
- Sometimes you can't get him to eat a thing, and then at other times he eats like a horse!
- Of course, let's not jump to any distorted conclusion about Sarah's chowing patterns; I imagine Freddie probably eats like a bird, don't you think?
- Despite eating like a horse recently my weight has continued to plummet.