junk food


junk food

noun

: food that is not good for your health because it contains high amounts of fat or sugar

Full Definition of JUNK FOOD

1
:  food that is high in calories but low in nutritional content
2
:  something that is appealing or enjoyable but of little or no real value <video junk food>

Examples of JUNK FOOD

  1. worrying about kids eating too much junk food
  2. eating too many junk foods

First Known Use of JUNK FOOD

1960

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