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Definition

boo•dle fight
\bü-dl fīt\

[1] A Philippine military eating tradition, originally practiced by the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) cadets, wherein members of the military—regardless of rank—gather around a long table where a jumble of food is spread over banana leaves or old newspapers, and eaten with bare hands, as a symbol of fraternity and equality

[2] In Philippine usage, the boodle fight is a military academy terminology for “eating combat” or “attack the food.”

[3] The boodle fight is usually prepared in celebration after a successful event or for a special occasion.