marathon eating

marathon eating

contestants consume ridiculous quantities of food; craze comes and goes. [Am. Hist.: Sann, 77–78]
See: Fads
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The marathon eating adventure started with freshly-baked goods such as onion focaccia and CUT's homemade salted pretzel bread.
"But I'm determined to pass the test even if I have to crawl the last mile of the marathon eating a kebab and slurping a pint of lager.
But the best thing, for me, was the way we were able to break up the marathon eating with a relaxing SkyRide up the mountain.
His antics and marathon eating exploits have gained him a reputation across the globe.
He became a local celebrity in his home town, taking on all-comers in marathon eating contests, cavorting with topless models, and guesting on TV chat shows.
Holiday gatherings can bring about marathon eating sessions.