fill (one's) face

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fill (one's) face

slang To eat a lot of food, especially quickly and in a short period of time. I have to leave for my four-hour meeting in 15 minutes, and I don't want to be hungry later, so I need to fill my face real quick before I head out. Sorry, I'm not hungry for dinner—I really filled my face at the luncheon earlier.
See also: face, fill

fill one's face

 and stuff one's face
Sl. to eat food fast; to stuff food into one's face. Everytime I see you, you are stuffing your face. No wonder you're overweight!
See also: face, fill

fill one’s face

and stuff one’s face
tv. to eat food fast; to stuff food into one’s face. Slow down. Stop filling your face and talk to me. Everytime I see you, you are stuffing your face. No wonder you’re overweight!
See also: face, fill
References in classic literature ?
As for himself--he sighed and pointed at the signs of industry lying all about him, which, in spite of his sigh, filled his face with such satisfaction that his niece thought good to leave.
Then, as yesterday, sadness filled his face as he trailed the gun carriage bearing his grandmother's body.
Despite having filled his face in the morning with a hefty breakfast of toast, two boiled eggs and even soup (to be fair, he's a novice at this restaurant reviewing lark) my mate Colin still demolished the Scottish seafood chowder.
At that point, if McLeish was a child that had filled his face with sugary sweets then some poor chap sitting in the carriage in front of him would have felt the force of his giddiness across their back.
"He filled his face with free Pakistani food and left."