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wolf something down

Fig. to eat something very rapidly and in very large pieces. (As a wolf might eat.) Don't wolf your food down! Liz would never wolf down her food.
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wolf down

v.
To eat something greedily, ravenously, or voraciously; gorge: How did you wolf down that pizza so quickly? I grabbed the hamburger and wolfed it down in 30 seconds.
See also: down, wolf
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The gaping jaws of this BKS Transport Airlines' Bristol Wayfarer airferry wolf down a Ford Taunus and (we think) a Vauxhall Cresta estate, on the Liverpool Speke-Dublin airferry's 1961 season launch on May 1, which also carried three passengers (well, it was the first day) Picture: DAILY POST ARCHIVE
30PM Dinner - 40 minutes to wolf down roast beef or chicken, mash potato, corn and vegetables.
If they are happy to wolf down burgers, then they should know the process that brings it to the table.
A charity fund-raiser called ``Lunch With A Leader'' offers the opportunity to wolf down a meal with a big-name somebody from sports, entertainment, politics and business through bidding on the site through Feb.
While Spaniards enjoy meals out in he middle of the day and French employees sip wine with their lunches, time-pressured Brits are more likely than ever to wolf down a sandwich at their desk, says research.
Primary teacher Jeanne Mithieux used to wolf down fish and chips with jam roly-poly from the school canteen - but now she has lost more than half her bodyweight in just 16 months.
2 Cost - Pack healthy snacks so you don't feel tempted to go for a fast food lunch, or to wolf down a chocolate bar.
For me as a former Liverpool player, the victory was a sweet one, and if Liverpool play like that in every game until the end of the season, I'd happily wolf down plenty more pies in celebration
We wolf down our lunch and hike the few hundred yards to the other side of the island where tide pools invite inspection.
In 1980, Clark Gillies of the New York Islanders had his dog wolf down food in it.
Critics yesterday warned the short breaks risked driving up child obesity by denying youngsters a chance to run around and giving them an incentive to wolf down junk food.
So sit back and watch in delight as our Supersizers wolf down sheep's head, pig snout, calf's lung, tripe, "oyster and b***k pie" and calf's foot jelly which, says Sue, is "pure minging" and "the colour of sadness".
But when The Worm addresses those who've got nothing better to do than wolf down free Capt'n Crunch-batter chicken appetizers at Planet Hollywood in BevHills this morning, the urgency should be to just get up and leave.
RAY Winstone looks as though he's about to become Hannibal the Cannibal and wolf down co-star Sir Anthony Hopkins at the premiere of Beowulf last night.
The freeway was so slow that we barely arrived in time to wolf down our sandwiches before catching Sir Ian McKellan's first entrance.