The definition of bulimia is an eating disorder where you need to engage in an unhealthy food ritual involving binging on food and then throwing it up.(noun)
When you think you are fat and you eat an entire box of Twinkies but then you make yourself throw it up, this is an example of bulimia.
See bulimia in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ModL < Gr boulimia < bous, ox, cow + limos, hunger < ? IE base *lei-, to diminish, meager > little
See bulimia in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: New Latin būlīmia
Origin: , from Greek boulīmiā
Origin: : bous, ox; see gwou- in Indo-European roots
Origin: + līmos, hunger.
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