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bulimic

[byoo-lim-ik, -lee-mik, boo-, buh-]
adjective
1.
pertaining to, resembling, or affected by bulimia.
noun
2.
a person suffering from bulimia.
Also, bulimiac [byoo-lim-ee-ak, -lee-mee-, boo-, buh-] .


Origin:
1850–55; bulim(y) earlier form of bulimia + -ic, or bulimi(a) + -ac

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bulimic
1854, "voracious" (see bulimia). Meaning "suffering from bulimia nervosa" is recorded from 1977. The noun in this sense is from 1980.
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