play with one's food

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Definition of play with one's food

: to move one's food around on the plate or handle it with one's fingers without eating it

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“Play with one's food.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/play%20with%20one%27s%20food. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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