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EtymologyEdit

Blend of drunk +‎ anorexia

NounEdit

drunkorexia (uncountable)

  1. (neologism) A combination of anorexia or bulimia with alcohol abuse.
    • 2008 March 2, Sarah Kershaw, “Starving Themselves, Cocktail in Hand”, in New York Times[1]:
      The latest entry in the lexicon of food-related ills is drunkorexia, shorthand for a disturbing blend of behaviors: self-imposed starvation or bingeing and purging, combined with alcohol abuse .