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Definition of food coma in English:


A state of sleep or extreme lethargy induced by the consumption of a large amount of food: I fell into a post-dinner food coma
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  • Once my food coma finally wore off, I headed to the races.
  • Their pizza is more doughy than cheesy, so although we did feel like fat kids afterwards we weren't in a food coma.
  • Even though my friend and I were in a complete food coma, we rounded out the dinner with chocolate cake and raspberry sauce.

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