eat sb out of house and home Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “eat sb out of house and home” in the English Dictionary

"eat sb out of house and home" in British English

See all translations

eat sb out of house and home

humorous to eat a lot of the ​food someone has in ​theirhouse
(Definition of eat sb out of house and home from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “eat sb out of house and home”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把(某人)吃穷, 吃光(某人)的家当…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把(某人)吃窮, 吃光(某人)的家當…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
public school

in England, an expensive type of private school (= school paid for by parents not by the government)

Word of the Day