clipping; noun
Clipping of anorexia used as a nickname for the disease anorexia. Personified by anorexics as a girl named "Ana." Anorexia is where someone starves themself in an attempt to become thinner but never feels thin enough.
Ana is killing me, I hate what she's doing to me.
Etymology : From anorexia, shortening of anorexia nervosa, "lack of appetite," Modern Latin, from Greek anorexia, from an-, privative prefix, "without" + orexis "appetite, desire," from oregein "to desire, stretch out"
Source : Often used on Pro-Ana or Pro-Anorexia websites. July 2012.
Last modified: 24 November 2013