scarf down

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.
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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
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It's designed to make food a pleasurable event rather than simple nourishment that you scarf down between emails.
Because while there will be ample opportunities to scarf down everything from chocolate crAaAaAeA p to chocolate doughnuts, chocolate coated-strawberries to chocolate cake, there's a lot more to this event than just consumption…
Don't mindlessly graze as you tablescape or scarf down your dinner while explaining to friends and family why your boyfriend of three years refused to come home with you.
So, people scarf down an unhealthy snack when they should be reaching for a glass of water.
Hogfish, tripletail, a variety of snappers, grouper, mackerel and many others will scarf down a shrimp without hesitation.
If you scarf down a box of Famous Amos cookies when you're upset, then yes, that's a bad thing.
This isn't an excuse to scarf down an entire Hershey bar, but maybe having a couple of pieces of 70% dark chocolate might be helpful.
McDonald's must be doing something right if even investment bankers can willingly put down their silver spoons on special occasions to scarf down a Big Mac.
Had to really, I'd already been chased down three flights of stairs and through haberdashery by a security guard who claimed he'd seen me stuff a Chanel scarf down my Calvin Kleins.
NEW YORK - In case Americans want to scarf down their fast-food even faster, KFC is stripping the bones out of its chicken.
On occasion, over here, when I'm hungry, I'll go into a restaurant and order three hamburgers and two beers all at the same time, which I'll admit is pretty gluttonous, but over there I was consuming something like the equivalent of eight Bengali meals in one sitting--they would be long done eating and just sit there watching me scarf down bowl after bowl of their food.
They get to scarf down New York pizza, go ice skating — and take the stage at Carnegie Hall.
Experts sag you can still scarf down a relatively decent meal .
In other words, they can scarf down burgers and fries, but as long as they take their vitamins they are good to go.
While many food and travel productions have made their name by showing people scarf down massive cheeseburgers and having a great time at a bar with the locals, Gil takes her viewers back to the heart of what traveling to a foreign destination is all about.