Eaten vs Eater - What's the difference?

eaten | eater |

As a verb eaten

is .

As an adjective eaten

is (especially in combination) that has been consumed by eating.

As a noun eater is

agent noun of eat; one who eats.




  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (especially in combination) That has been consumed by eating
  • Derived terms

    * half-eaten * uneaten




    (en noun)
  • Agent noun of eat; one who eats.
  • An eating apple.
  • * 2004 , Laura Mason, Food Culture in Great Britain (page 94)
  • For the British market, apples are classed as early, mid-season, or late, and subdivided into eaters or cookers.
  • One who performs fellatio or cunnilingus.
  • * 2001 , Cool Sexy Guy, Story: Cheerleading Camp Group:
  • The girls were having lots of fun rolling around on the bed, though Kacie was a much better fingerer and occasional eater.
  • * 1987 , Baird Jones, Sexual humor - Page 309
  • I'm a slow but fastidious eater
  • * 1997 , James White, The Best Sex of Your Life - Page 166
  • Ice cream tastes good to the eater, and has the added advantage of providing a little chill of excitement

    Derived terms

    * ant-eater * bean-eater * bee-eater * binge eater * crow eater * fire eater * lotus eater * man-eater * sin eater * smoke eater

    See also

    * trencherman