starvation diet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “starvation diet” in the English Dictionary

"starvation diet" in British English

See all translations

starvation dietnoun [C]

uk   /stɑːˈveɪ.ʃən ˌdaɪ.ət/ us   /stɑːrˈveɪ.ʃən ˌdaɪ.ət/
the act of eating only a very small amount of food in order to lose weight quickly: She went on a starvation diet and ended up in hospital.
(Definition of starvation diet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “starvation diet”
in Chinese (Simplified) 饥饿式节食减肥…
in Chinese (Traditional) 饑餓式節食減肥…
What is the pronunciation of starvation diet?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

sunburned

Sunburned skin has become red and sore by being in the strong heat of the sun for too long, or is very suntanned.

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More