Spanish Word of the Day: 'Comilona'

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The Local - [email protected] • 12 Apr, 2019 Updated Fri 12 Apr 2019 09:33 CEST
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If you're into food then you're going to love this Word of the Day!


What does it mean?

Comilona has two meanings: a feast, and a glutton. Let's look at these two meanings.


Comilona is used as a noun when talking about an abundant spread of food, a big meal or an excess.  When using it as an adjective, it refers to a food lover, foodie, or glutton.

  • Cada año organizamos una comilona para Pascua

        Every year we organize a feast to celebrate Easter.

  • Cuando estoy estresado, soy un glotón.

        When I'm stressed, I'm a real glutton.

Darse una comilona

This means to eat a feast, or pig out/binge.

  • Me di una comilona esta mañana y ahora me encuentro fatal.

        I binge ate this morning and know I feel terrible.



Check out our other word of the day posts

This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and families.

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The Local 2019/04/12 09:33

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