I have eaten enough food. The food was delicious and may be I have eaten a lot more than required. I enjoyed it. Now I am very happy about it. How to describe this? Should we say "I have had enough food/ satisfactory meal" or should it be "a decent meal". Somebody suggested me "bellyful" which I don't think is right in this situation because 'bellyful' talks about only quantity. Please suggest right vocabulary.

  • Well-fed is the first thing that comes to mind.
    – stangdon
    Nov 8 '17 at 13:21
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    I would be very surprised if this would count as English idiom, but my grandfather used to say after a such a meal: If things don't change, I'll never eat again. This referred both to his full belly and the feeling of satisfaction because of the quality of the meal.
    – oerkelens
    Nov 8 '17 at 13:55

There are many ways to say this, some more colloquial than others.

The most common in my experience is "full".

I'm full. I couldn't eat another bite.


I'm stuffed.

I'm satisfied

I'm satiated.

I couldn't eat another thing.

Some colorful colloquialisms

I'm stuffed to the gills

If I eat any more I'll pop.

If I eat any more you'll have to cart me out in a wheelbarrow.

I'm stuffed like a turkey

I'm sure there are dozens more, but that's all I can come up with for now.


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