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scarf out (on something)

To eat (a specific thing) gluttonously or to excess, especially unhealthy food. Once a month, my friends and I get together and scarf out on pizza while we watch cheesy horror movies. I'll just have a salad. I've been scarfing out too much lately.
See also: out, scarf

scarf down

To eat something very quickly and voraciously. A noun or pronoun can be used between "scarf" and "down." Let me just scarf down some breakfast, and I'll be ready to go! You don't have to scarf your food down like that—no one's going to take it away, so relax and enjoy it.
See also: down, scarf

scarf out

Sl. to overeat. I scarf out whenever we have pizza. My brother scarfs out every dayaround the clock!
See also: out, scarf

scarf something down

Sl. to eat something, perhaps in a hurry; to swallow something, perhaps in a hurry. Are you going to scarf this whole thing down? Here, scarf down this sandwich.
See also: down, scarf

scarf down

v.
To eat or drink something hungrily; devour something: We scarfed down the piece of chocolate cake and asked for more. I was very hungry, so I made some soup and scarfed it down.
See also: down, scarf

scarf

1. tv. to eat something. Andy scarfed the whole pie.
2. in. to eat. I’ll be with you as soon as I scarf.
3. n. food. I want some good scarf. This stuff stinks.
4. tv. to steal or swipe something. The kid scarfed a candy bar, and the store owner called the cops.
5. tv. to discard something. Scarf that thing. It’s no good.

scarf out

in. to overeat. (see also blimp out, pig out, mac out.) I scarf out every weekend.
See also: out, scarf

scarf something down

tv. to eat something, perhaps in a hurry; to swallow something, perhaps in a hurry. Are you going to scarf this whole thing down?
See also: down, scarf, something
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