Definitions

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  • noun humorous, informal anorexia nervosa (or any similar eating disorder) when occurring in a male.

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Examples

  • Recently, though, actor Dennis Quaid admitted he suffered from what he calls manorexia -- male anorexia -- while filming the movie "Wyatt Earp" in 1994.

    CNN Transcript Mar 16, 2006

  • Actor Dennis Quaid put a famous face on male eating disorders when he admitted he suffered from what he calls manorexia, male anorexia, while filming the movie, "Wyatt Earp," in 1994.

    CNN Transcript Oct 31, 2006

  • I suppose that manorexia is a serious disorder and all, but I can't help thinking that it seems like total bullshit, as I've never known a manorexic or even heard of one until I read this highly suspect article today.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Unfortunately, the term "manorexia" (as noted in this article) may suggest that there is something unique about anorexia amongst men.

    Dr. Susan Albers: Manorexic Mannequins?

  • Unfortunately, the term "manorexia" (as noted in this article) may suggest that there is something unique about anorexia amongst men.

    Dr. Susan Albers: Manorexic Mannequins?

  • Apparently Dennis Quaid himself felt anorexia is a girl thing as he reportedly labeled his eating disorder as "manorexia".

    The Lost Boys

  • Unfortunately, the term "manorexia" (as noted in this article) may suggest that there is something unique about anorexia amongst men.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Along with the rise in so-called "manorexia" is the body dysmorphia condition of

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  • But, as with the terms "manorexia" and "manscaping," now that the media has noticed that practices once exclusively thought of as female actually aren't, a new term has been created for guys.

    Jezebel

  • In most cases, anorexia is suffered by women, although more and more cases of what's referred to as "manorexia" are surfacing in men.

    That's Fit

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