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    hi.what do you call sb who eats like a horse and when it comes to eating he can't control himself?

    thank you so much

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    Hi adullstudent,

    "eat like a horse" is an idiom and its meaning is "eat very large quantities of food"
    eg. My brother always eats like a horse but he never puts on any weight.


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    Quote Originally Posted by adullstudent View Post
    hi.what do you call sb who eats like a horse and when it comes to eating he can't control himself?

    thank you so much
    One possible answer is 'Glutton'. But it is a negative, disapproving way of describing a person.
    you can say 'voracious eater'

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    If they can't control it, they are a compulsive eater.

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