eat dust

Definition of eat dust

US, informal

  1. :  to breathe the dust that has been raised into the air by the vehicle that is moving in front of one He said, “Eat my dust!” as he jumped in his car and drove away. —often used figuratively They were quick to create new products and left other companies eating their dust.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to take in through the mouth as food :  ingest, chew, and swallow in turn

    :  to destroy, consume, or waste by or as if by eating

    :  to bear the expense of :  take a loss on

  1. :  something to eat :  food

dustplay
  1. :  fine particles of matter (as of earth)

    :  the particles into which something disintegrates

    :  something worthless

  1. :  to make dusty

    :  to make free of dust

    :  to sprinkle with fine particles


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