Day-158 (Edacious)

47 14 0


Word:
             Edacious

Status:
             Adjective

Meaning:
              Of or relating to eating.

Sentences:
1) My edacious dining companion can always be counted for the largest-- and most expensive-- item on the menu.
2) She has a rather edacious appetite.

Origin:
              Latin edac-, edax, from edere which means 'to eat'.
            
First use:
               circa 1798

Synonyms:
                voracious, gluttonous, greedy, hoggish

Antonyms:
                 abstemious, temperate.

******

Word of the DayRead this story for FREE!