Unintended eating with friends or colleagues, just for the sake of being sociable and often despite being on a strict diet. Peer pressure usually plays a role as one feels compelled to consume far more calories than planned. Similar in some ways to social drinking.
Bob: "Hey, we're going out to that new restaurant for lunch, want to join us?"
Alice: "Not really, because I'm trying to lose weight, but I will feel like an outcast if I say no."
Eve: "You're about to engage in social eating."
by physicsdude February 27, 2012
people gathering for a dinner in a cozy place, with the main purpose of having a good meal while socializing with each other, making new friends that share common interests and music taste
hey bro, socialeating tonight ?
yeah, going to that dinner at Paul's loft, gonna be fun, lots of interesting people
by valoskalos July 12, 2012

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