: to respond to enthusiastically or accept eagerly
she simply lapped up admirationHelen Howe
readiness to lap up the latest sensationHerbert Brucker
: drink
sat there … lapping up the wonderful Japanese beerJ. A. Michener

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“Lap up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lap%20up. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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