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Fletcherism

[ flech-uh-riz-uhm ]

noun

  1. the practice of chewing food until it is reduced to a finely divided, liquefied mass: advocated by Horace Fletcher, 1849–1919, U.S. nutritionist.


Fletcherism

/ ˈflɛtʃəˌrɪzəm /

noun

  1. the practice of chewing food thoroughly and drinking liquids in small sips to aid digestion


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Fletcherism1

1905–10, Americanism; Fletcher + -ism
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Word History and Origins

Origin of Fletcherism1

C20: named after Horace Fletcher (1849–1919), American nutritionist
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Example Sentences

Fletcherism, in turn, is defined as "A method of thorough mastication recommended by Horace Fletcher."

The very large test of Fletcherism as a temperance expedient hereinbefore referred to was entirely accidental.

Now we come to a phase of the merits of Fletcherism which has already furnished an abundance of evidence to its credit.

What would be the best way for business people to adopt Fletcherism?

But his chief recommendation was to eat slowly and chew carefully—an anticipation of Fletcherism.

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