- the action of a person or thing that eats
- something edible, with reference to its quality as food
- that eats or consumes
- good for eating uncooked: eating apples
- used for eating or dining: eating utensils, an eating place
- Suitable for being eaten, especially without cooking: good eating apples.
- Used in the ingestion of food, as at the table: eating utensils.
- Present participle of eat.
(countable and uncountable, plural eatings)