fletcherism


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Fletcherism

The practice of thoroughly chewing one’s food and drinking beverages in small sips; after the teachings of Horace Fletcher (1849–1919), a US dietitian.

fletcherism

(flech'er-izm)
[Horace Fletcher, U.S. dietitian, 1849–1919]
Taking small amounts of food at a time. These small bites are chewed for a prolonged period prior to swallowing.
See: psomophagia
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