(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.
by Lord Butterknife September 13, 2005
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food that is not only comforting to the taste buds, but all the other senses.
gotta get me some comfort food
by frsky August 3, 2007
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A completely vague term that means nothing, but can be, and is, applied to just about anything you put in your mouth. Used by restaurants as a buzz word to make you think that they will heal you instead of just feeding you.
"A potato is a comfort food? What's comforting about a stupid potato?"
by Ignatzz June 30, 2018
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A term coined by starving millennial vegans to describe any traditional dish that would not be found in, say, a rabbit's diet.
That chicken sandwich is so just comfort food--you're going to need to detox with an arugula salad with nutritional yeast.
by Tjanvier March 21, 2018
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(n.)High in fat and carbohydrate, comfort foods are eaten by lazy glutons to help them forget thier woes.
Comfort food fattens up animals for the kill.
by Kung-Fu Jesus April 28, 2004
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n. euphemism for tasty, satisfying foods of high caloric content relative to little nutritional value, term is utilized exclusively by individuals who can least afford to consume such foods to rationalize consumption of foods with no other value except "comfort."
n. foods which increase the comfortable, luxurious padding on a bbw
Sheena looked down when she dropped her candy bar, but the comfort food seemed to disappear completely. Had it fallen down her cleavage, or was it near her feet? She wasn't quite sure.
by Michael Gannett February 14, 2006
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