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food coma Syllabification: food co·ma

Definition of food coma in English:

noun

informal
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
More example sentences
  • I couldn't resist a double espresso for dessert, which was necessary to ward off a food coma at work.
  • Others lounge around in their living rooms in a food coma, amid piles of crumpled wrapping paper.
  • Afterwards, I sat in a food coma for some time waiting for the Superbowl festivities to begin.

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