Definition of lap up

1 : to respond to enthusiastically or accept eagerly she simply lapped up admiration— Helen Howe readiness to lap up the latest sensation— Herbert Brucker
2 : drink sat there … lapping up the wonderful Japanese beer— J. A. Michener

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“Lap up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lap%20up. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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