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comfort food

noun [C or U] uk   us  
the type of food that people eat when they are sad or worried, often sweet food or food that people ate as children
Translations of “comfort food”
in Chinese (Traditional) (難過或焦慮時食用的)安慰食品,開心食品…
in Chinese (Simplified) (难过或焦虑时食用的)安慰食品,开心食品…
(Definition of comfort food from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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