on a diet

Definition of on a diet

:eating less food or only particular kinds of food in order to lose weight

Word by Word Definitions

diet play
  1. : food and drink regularly provided or consumed

  2. : habitual nourishment

  3. : the kind and amount of food prescribed for a person or animal for a special reason

  1. : to cause to take food : feed

  2. : to cause to eat and drink sparingly or according to prescribed rules

  3. : to eat sparingly or according to prescribed rules

  1. : reduced in or free from calories

  2. : promoting weight loss (as by depressing appetite)

  1. : a formal deliberative assembly of princes or estates

  2. : any of various national or provincial legislatures


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