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eaten "Eaten" is the past participle of "eat."
eatery (informal) a café, diner, or restaurant.
eat humble pie to be humbled, esp. by having to apologize for one's own obvious mistake or misbehavior.
eating the act of one that eats. [4 definitions]
eat one's words1 to retract what one has said.
eat one's words2 to admit that something one said was wrong.
eat out to have dinner at a restaurant, as opposed to eating at home.
eats (informal) food.
eat up to finish eating, or to eat the entire amount of something, often quickly. [5 definitions]
eau de Cologne cologne.
eau de vie water of life (French); brandy, esp. a colorless distillation of a fruit other than the grape.
eave (usu. pl.) the lower part of a roof projecting beyond the wall of a building.
eavesdrop to listen secretly to others' private conversation.
ebb the retreating or flowing back of a tidal flow from the land to the sea; ebb tide. [4 definitions]
ebb tide the tide in its outgoing phase. (Cf. flood tide.)
ebonite a very hard rubber, capable of being cut and polished, and used in combs, electrical insulators, and other items; vulcanite.
ebonize to blacken, usu. with a stain or paint, so as to cause to resemble ebony.
ebony a hard heavy wood, often black, from various tropical Asian trees. [5 definitions]
e-book a book published in digital format for display on a computer screen or handheld device.
EBT abbreviation for "electronic benefits transfer." EBT is a government program that gives money for food and other things to people who need it.
ebullient highly enthusiastic, happily excited, or spirited. [2 definitions]