(n) Defined as food that gives emotional comfort to the one eating it, these tend to be favorite foods of childhood, or linked to a person, place or time with which the food has a positive association.
Grandma always made the best mashed potatoes and gravy, they've become a comfort food for me.
1. Slang term for a vulgar word because most of the most vulgar words are four letters long. All of George Carlin's Seven Dirty words are either four letters long, or contain a vulgar four letter word.
2. Any word, that while not vulgar, may have unpleasant connotations to the person referring to it as such.
1. Bob got fired from his job because he said a four letter word to a customer
In some MMO's the collection of equipment that provides the best stats do not aesthetically match (so called Best in Slot, so while your character may be performing the best that they can with the equipment, they resemble a clown in the mismatched colors and styles of the armor that they're wearing.
With that last piece of shoulder armor that I got, I'm now wearing a clown suit.