comfort food


: food that is satisfying because it is prepared in a simple or traditional way and reminds you of home, family, or friends

Full Definition of COMFORT FOOD

:  food prepared in a traditional style having a usually nostalgic or sentimental appeal

Examples of COMFORT FOOD

  1. Pot roast and fried chicken are my favorite comfort foods.
  2. a restaurant that serves comfort food

First Known Use of COMFORT FOOD



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