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- n. Agent noun of eat; one who eats.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, eats.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who eats; specifically, a menial; a servant. Compare beef-eater.
- n. That which eats or corrodes; a corrosive.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who consumes food for nourishment
- n. any green goods that are good to eat
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However, it's not explicit that the purple people eater is extra-terrestrial in origin, based on the lyrical evidence, only that it can fly ...
Now, beneath those manholes, a man-eater is waiting ... a ravaging animal-turned-monster bent on destroying everything in its wake.
I hear the paste-eater is a drug-addicted whackjob who has imaginery conversations with his drugs (um, I did a lot of drugs and they never, uh, talked to me), the telcos are actively helping the government spy on us (um, duh) and lying about it, the Right is crying their mascara-stained eyes out for some civility the turd blossom might get indicted and even Newt “killing-the-government-to-save-it” Gingrich knows when to jump ship.
The planet eater from the Star Trek episode, The Doomsday Machine.
(Peter peter pumpkin eater/had a wife and couldn't keep her ...)
320 Easterns greatly respect a belle fourchette, especially when the eater is a lover.
I’m ok with it most of the time, but eater is good too.
But any culture that’s geeky enough to wear a hat that looks like the planet eater from the original Star Trek is alright by me …
Mr. Nadal is also known to be a great fish eater, which is his main source of protein.
When I was six and i tried to change the rules when the game didn't go my way, my friends would say "cheater, cheater pumpkin eater."
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