(現在分詞/動名詞) 不想吃也吃,不餓也吃,沒事無聊就吃 (東西)。

Women can munch their way into a bigger dress size in weeks by "auto-eating" the calorie equivalent of a Big Mac a day....Boredom is the main reason for auto-eating.
—Jo Willey, "Boredom makes women put on weight," Daily Express, May 24, 2010

According to a study by RAND researcher Deborah Cohen and Thomas Farley of Tulane University School of Public Health, powerful environmental cues lead to automatic eating, a recipe for diet disaster
—"How to Avoid Auto-Eating," Military Spouse, November 11, 2009