Someone who goes to the tanning bed way too much.

She goes tanning every day. She's tanorexic.

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  • tanorexia — Noun. An obsession with unnatural skin tanning. A pun on anorexia nervosa, and originally used by psychologists and dermatologist s. Also the adjective tanorexic, being characterized by having an extremely unnatural skin tan …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • tanorexia — /tænəˈrɛksiə/ (say tanuh rekseeuh) noun an obsessive desire to have tanned skin, placing the sufferer at risk of skin cancer. {tan1 (def. 5) + (an)orexia (nervosa)} –tanorexic, adjective, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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