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gobble someone or something up

to eat someone or something completely and rapidly. The wolf said that he was going to gobble the little girl up. The wolf wanted to gobble up the little pig.
See also: gobble, up

gobble something down

to eat something very fast, swallowing large chunks. The dog gobbled the meat down in seconds. The cat gobbled down the sardines.
See also: down, gobble

gobble something up

to use up, buy up, or occupy all of something. The shoppers gobbled all the sale merchandise up in a few hours. They gobbled up everything.
See also: gobble, up

gobble down

To eat something completely and in haste, especially by swallowing large amounts at a time: The family gobbled down the peach pie. I was so hungry that when they gave me food, I gobbled it down.
See also: down, gobble

gobble up

To eat something completely and in haste: We gobbled up our meal and left for the theater. The babysitter grabbed the brownies and gobbled them up.
See also: gobble, up
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As the hens continue their chitchat, they are abruptly cut short by big Tom's gobble which nearly throws you into cardiac arrest.
When Give N' Gobble was created six years ago, the event drew 500 runners and walkers and raised $5,000, which was donated to a local food bank, Sherwood Helping Hands.
8220;Gobble Gobble Give is an example of what can happen when a community comes together,” said Barry Walker, founder of Gobble Gobble Give and Echo Park resident.
Boston concluded, "My advice to Sheriff Gobble is simple: Don't quit your day job of arresting bad guys.
Operation Gobble program participants in North County include Community Resource Center, Interfaith Community Services and North County Food Bank.
3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valpak announces five great ways to get your gobble going for the holidays, including a Gobble Chat on Google+ for tons of ideas and savings tips and a sweepstakes for a chance to win extra holiday cash.
Often times I've had mature a torn gobble on the roost, cease gobbling when he hit the ground and eventually come into gun range clucking.
Then, a thunderclap gobble seems to shake my camouflaged blind.
But managing all these volumes is another story: Email administration tasks gobble up 43% of IT support costs.
While dot-corns continue to gobble up office space throughout Manhattan, the last six months have seen a new contender in the real estate and construction market, largely as a result of dot-corn growth: law firms.
Operation Gobble is a joint venture between California water companies and state legislators that delivers an estimated 30,000 turkeys to at-risk families throughout the state this Thanksgiving holiday.
I use my natural voice but there are many companies who manufacture gobble calls.
It took the toad about five minutes to gobble the whole snake.
No squeals, no fuss, no mess like a turkey it was gobble, gobble gone and then on to the champers.