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.
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
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The pressure of the light actually pushes the gas away, creating a limit to how fast the black hole can continuously scarf down matter.
You can grab eggs and toast at a kopitiam, or scarf down roti canai from a mamak.
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.
That way, you'll never find yourself so hungry that you scarf down a few slices of the stuffed-crust pizza your officemates just ordered.
NEW YORK - In case Americans want to scarf down their fast-food even faster, KFC is stripping the bones out of its chicken.
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.
Whenever Buddy went outside you went out with him, not for your health but for his; and you spent half your time with your hands up to your elbows in his mouth digging out the latest thing he found and tried to scarf down.
He's an experienced eater though, Takeru also holds the record for eating the most hot dogs as he managed to scarf down 50 in 12 minutes.
The Chelsea coach's new autobiography is stuffed with culinary anecdotes and the memorable quote: "I scarf down food like a horse and no-one is happier than me.
In the wild, they scarf down small birds, mammals, and reptiles, as well as other fish.
I came here with my wife, Sara, after Sir Bobby died and I put a scarf down with a message on it.
But such nanogram concentrations of fluoxetine, marketed as Prozac, didn't slow the speed at which hybrid striped bass scarf down fathead minnows, according to preliminary data reported by Joseph Bisesi Jr.