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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.
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.
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Sl. to overeat. I scarf out whenever we have pizza. My brother scarfs out every day—around the clock!
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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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.
in. to overeat. (see also blimp out, pig out, mac out.) I scarf out every weekend.
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?
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