/byooh lim"ik, -lee"mik, booh-, beuh-/, adj.
1. pertaining to, resembling, or affected by bulimia.
2. a person suffering from bulimia.
Also, bulimiac /byooh lim"ee ak', -lee"mee-, booh-, beuh-/.
[1850-55; bulim(y) earlier form of BULIMIA + -IC, or BULIMI(A) + -AC]

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