stuff (one's) face

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stuff (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 stuff my face real quick before I head out. Sorry, I'm not hungry for dinner—I really stuffed my face at the luncheon earlier.
See also: face, stuff

stuff your face

INFORMAL
If someone stuffs their face, they eat a lot of food in a greedy way. She picked up a club sandwich and began stuffing her face.
See also: face, stuff

stuff (one's) face

Slang
To eat greedily.
See also: face, stuff
References in classic literature ?
An' they have to stuff their faces into Mester Colin's cushions to keep the gardeners from hearin', if any of, 'em's about.
Every Fourth of July, competitive eaters head to Coney Island in Brooklyn and stuff their faces to see how many hot dogs and buns they can consume.
Any benefits of fluoride are now, however, outweighed by the ineptitude of mothers and fathers who allow their precious children to stuff their faces with sugary snacks, glug fizzy drinks and do not insist that they brush their teeth adequately.
Lying famished in my bed, Tetties, fish and chips, burgers, sarnies, pie and peas, Just how long can I keep it up, I'm nearly on my knees, It's sacrifice, naked in my mirror, I talk, trying not to look, Then I pass a cafe, see cakes, mixed grills all on cook, It's not fair, lost two pounds only, I'm always on the prowl, Watching others stuff their faces, my hunger pains howl, So watch out you lot out there, hideaways you should seek, A new diet, 'beans', I'm eating every day next week.
ONE of the great whinges you'll hear after the festival is over is that people have spent half their time queueing for various things instead of enjoying their day out: mostly queueing to fill their bladders and then queueing to empty them, but also finding places to stuff their faces.
People go different ways - some stuff their faces, others can't stomach anything.
She said: "The lads could stuff their faces but the girls had to eat in a dainty fashion because we could barely move.
DINERS in Birmingham can stuff their faces while helping raise money for autistic people after a West Midlands charity struck a deal with two restaurants.
Of course, parents will have their part to play too, by making sure their children don't stuff their faces with junk food all day long.
SUNLAND-TUJUNGA - Within an hour of recruiting for a watermelon-eating contest at the annual Lions Club fair Saturday, about 30 people had already signed up to stuff their faces with the juicy summer fruit.
They want football's half- time break increased from 15 to 20 minutes, so that fans have got more time to stuff their faces with beer and bratwursts.
Here, the Christmas celebration is just an excuse for the characters to stuff their faces, and dancing is a way to settle the stomach.
Telling people to eat less and exercise more might send them fleeing for the hills," he writes, "so the diet book authors and women's magazines search valiantly for some aspect of eating to blame, some way of telling people they can stuff their faces - and still lose weight.
lying famished in my bed, Tetties, fish and chips, burgers, sarnies, pies and peas, Just how long can I keep it up, I'm nearly on my knees, It's sacrifice, naked in my mirror I talk, trying not to look, Then I pass a cafe, see cakes, mixed grills all on cook, It's not fair, lost 2 pounds only, I'm always on the prowl, Watching others stuff their faces, my hunger pains howl, So watch out you lot out there, hideaways you should seek, A new diet, 'BEANS' I'm eating every day next week.
No wonder we have an obesity problem, when people cannot travel on a relatively short bus journey without the need to stuff their faces with food.