Adjective "Comfort Food" definition and examples


verb (used with object)

1. to soothe, console, or reassure; bring cheer to: They tried to comfort her after her loss.

2. to make physically comfortable.

3. Obsolete. to aid; support or encourage.


4. relief in affliction; consolation; solace: Her presence was a comfort to him.

5. a feeling of relief or consolation: Her forgiveness afforded him great comfort.

6. a person or thing that gives consolation: She was a great comfort to him.

7. a cause or matter of relief or