eat a horse

Definition of eat a horse

informal

  1. Someone who is very hungry can be described as being hungry enough to eat a horse. I didn't eat today and now I'm so hungry I could eat a horse.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to take in through the mouth as food :  ingest, chew, and swallow in turn

    :  to destroy, consume, or waste by or as if by eating

    :  to bear the expense of :  take a loss on

  1. :  something to eat :  food

horseplay
  1. :  a large solid-hoofed herbivorous ungulate mammal (Equus caballus, family Equidae, the horse family) domesticated since prehistoric times and used as a beast of burden, a draft animal, or for riding

    :  racehorse

    :  a male horse

  1. :  to provide with a horse (see horse 1a(1))

    :  to move by brute force

    :  to be in heat or estrus

  1. :  of or relating to a horse (see horse ) 1a(1))

    :  hauled or powered by a horse

    :  large or coarse of its kind


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